Colponema Stein (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 1618]
Body small; rigid; ventral furrow conspicuous, wide at anterior end; one flagellum arises from anterior end and the other from middle of body; fresh water. (ref. ID; 1618)

[ref. ID; 4980]
Colponema is a free-swimming flagellate with a prominent ventral groove that is associated with a posterior flagellum, but it is also a raptorial predator that ingests large eukaryotic prey. Colponema has peripheral alveolae and is usually considered to be alveolate. (ref. ID; 4980)


Colponema loxodes Stein (ref. ID; 1618)
Description; Cytoplasm with refractile globules. (ref. ID; 1618)
Measurements; 18-30 by 14 um. (ref. ID; 1618)