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Authority

(Laackmann) Balech (1971: 180, figs 758, 759)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Tintinnidae

Additional References

Laackmann (1910a: 412), Alder (1999: 347)

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Basionym

Tintinnus quinquealatus Laackmann (1907: 236, fig. 1)

Synonyms

Bursaopsis quinquealata (Laackmann) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 305, fig. 578)

Description

Lorica 180–215 × 45–57 µm, elongate chalice-shaped; fins 5, longitudinal or slightly spiralling along entire lorica. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules and 2 micro-nuclei.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1907); Bellingshausen Sea (Balech, 1973a); Weddell Sea (Heinbokel & Coats, 1986); South Atlantic (Alder, 1999).

Comments

N/A

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