Apostomatida

Apostomatida

[ə‚päs·tə′mad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of ciliated protozoans in the subclass Holotrichia; majority are commensals on marine crustaceans.
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Trichocyst digestion in Hyalophysa chattoni (Ciliophora: Apostomatida).
The fine structure of the phoront of Gymnodinioides pacifica, a ciliated protozoan (Ciliophora: Apostomatida) from euphausiids of the northeastern Pacific.
(Ciliophora, Apostomatida)," European Journal of Protistology, vol.