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From: Cell-division pattern and phylogenetic analyses of a new ciliate genus Parasincirra n. g. (Protista, Ciliophora, Hypotrichia), with a report of a new soil species, P. sinica n. sp. from northwest China

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am Morphology of Parasincirra sinica n. sp. from life (a, c, d, g, h) and after protargol staining (b, e, f, i–m). a Ventral view of a representative specimen. b Ventral view, to show ciliature of frontoventral area. c Arrangement of cortical granules on dorsal side. d Ventral views, to show the various body shapes. e, f Ventral (e) and dorsal (f) view of a typical individual, to show the ciliature and nuclear apparatus. g, h Ventral views of representative individuals, arrow indicates contractile vacuole. i Ventral view of the holotype specimen to show ventral ciliature. j Dorsal view to show cortical granules (arrows). k Ventral view of anterior portion, to show the cirri in frontoventral area and a short gap in adoral zone of membranelles (arrow). l Ventral view, to show transverse cirri. m. Showing cortical granules on dorsal body side (arrows). ACR amphisiellid cirral row, AZM adoral zone of membranelles, E endoral, FC frontal cirri, FVR frontoventral cirral row, LMR left marginal row, Ma macronuclear nodules, Mi micronuclei, P paroral, PBC parabuccal cirri, RMR right marginal row, TC transverse cirri, 1–3 dorsal kineties 1–3. Scale bars: a, e, f, i = 60 μm, c = 15 μm. The images of this figure we have used are freely available to use

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