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Authority

W.S.Kent (1880–82; pl. 2, figs 33–35)

Class

Craspedophyceae/Choanoflagellida

Order

Choanoflagellida

Family

Codonosigidae

Additional References

Leadbeater (1972d: 69, pl. 1), Hara et al. (1986: 72, figs 6, 7), Marchant & Perrin (1986: fig. 3)

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Basionym

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Synonyms

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Description

Cells solitary. Protoplast ovoid to ellipsoidal, 3.5–5 µm long, 2.8–3.2 µm diameter. Collar of tentacles c. 6 µm long. Flagellum 8–11 µm long; short pedicel sometimes present. Protoplast and base of tentacles surrounded by a delicate membrane sheath.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Hara et al., 1986); Norway (Leadbeater, 1972d).

Comments

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