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Authority

(Laackmann) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 79, fig. 164)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Codonellopsidae

Additional References

Balech (1947: 85; 1973a: 28), Sassi & Melo (1986: 67), Alder (1999: 345)

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Basionym

Codonella gaussi Laackmann (1907: 239, fig. 12)

Synonyms

Leprotintinnus gaussi (Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 407, pl. 47, figs 1–4)

Description

Lorica 80–180 × 35–60 µm; collar cylindrical, variable in length, annulated, hyaline; bowl distinctly dilated in the middle, terminating in an antapical horn (length variable), with agglutinated foreign particles (often diatoms). Coxlielliform lorica annulated, hyaline.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1907; Hada, 1970; Grey et al., 1997); Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean (Balech, 1958b; Tumantseva, 1989); Ross Sea (e.g. Monti & Fonda Umani, 1995; Fonda Umani et al., 1998); Bellingshausen Sea (Balech, 1947, 1973a; Alder & Boltovskoy, 1991a); Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (e.g. Wasik & Mikolajczyk, 1990; Thompson et al., 1999); Weddell Sea (e.g. Balech & El-Sayed, 1965; Boltovskoy & Alder, 1992; Petz et al., 1995); South Atlantic (Alder, 1999).

Comments

N/A

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