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The World of Protozoa, Rotifera, Nematoda and Oligochaeta

[ref. ID; 3864 (Phyllis Clarke Bradbury and Lindsay S. Olive, 1980)]

Family Sorogenidae fam. n.


Trophic stage with apical slit-like cytosomes, rhabdos type of pharyngeal apparatus, uniform ciliation, dikinetids in somatic kineties, and circumoral infraciliature; ciliates aggregating and forming aerial sorocarps, each consisting of a furrowed stalk bearing a round mass of sorocysts apically.

Type Genus

Sorogena gen. n.