Hypotrichida

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Hypotrichida

[‚hī·pə′trik·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of highly specialized protozoans in the subclass Spirotrichia characterized by cirri on the ventral surface and a lack of ciliature on the dorsal surface.
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A complete comparison of the two studies is not possible because Tribbey grouped taxa in the cyanobacteria, diatoms, flagellates, and hypotrichs to facilitate his primary objective of studying succession in these pools.