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Fig. 6 | BMC Microbiology

Fig. 6

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

Fig. 6

Photomicrographs of Tintinnopsis uruguayensis in vivo (ad) and after protargol staining (ej). a Lateral view of a representative individual. b Lorica showing a flared collar with jagged rim. c Lorica with atypical collar rim. d Cell proper escaped from lorica. e Ventral side; arrowhead indicates the second short kinety in the right ciliary field. f Left ciliary field and dorsal kinety. g Dorsal kinety. h Prolonged collar membranelles and macronuclear nodules. i Right ciliary field. j Lateral view of a middle divider. DK, dorsal kinety; LF, left ciliary field; Ma, macronuclear nodule; OP, oral primordium; PK, posterior kinety; RF, right ciliary field; VK, ventral kinety. Scale bars = 30 μm (a, b), 15 μm (dk)

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