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The World of Protozoa, Rotifera, Nematoda and Oligochaeta

[ref. ID; 3630 (Bruce F. Hill, 1990)]

Subclass Hypotrichia Stein, 1859

Order Euplotida Small & Lynn, 1985

Suborder Euplotina Small & Lynn, 1985

Family Uronychiidae Jankowski, 1979


Oral primordia in both the proter and opisthe are formed during cell division causing partial replacement of parental collar membranelles of the AZOPK during proter development; large horseshoe-shaped oral membrane divided into left and right sections; large caudal cirri, which bend to the left distally; large left marginal cirri; dorsal kineties that contain many short and closely set cilia. (ref. ID; 3630)

Type Genus

Uronychia Stein, 1859