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Fig. 5 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 5

From: Three redescriptions in Tintinnopsis (Protista: Ciliophora: Tintinnina) from coastal waters of China, with cytology and phylogenetic analyses based on ribosomal RNA genes

Fig. 5

Line drawings of Tintinnopsis uruguayensis in vivo (a) and after protargol staining (bd) (from authors’ own work). a Lateral view of a representative individual. b, c Ventral (b) and dorsal (c) views of the same specimen, showing ciliary pattern and macronuclear nodules. d Kinetal map of a morphostatic specimen. BM, buccal membranelle; CM, collar membranelle; DK, dorsal kinety; L, lorica; LA, lateral ciliary field; LF, left ciliary field; PCM, prolonged collar membranelle; PK, posterior kinety; RF, right ciliary field; VK, ventral kinety. Scale bars = 30 μm (a), 15 μm (b, c)

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