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Authority

(Cleve) Jörgensen (1924: 100, fig. 111)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Codonellopsidae

Additional References

Brandt (1907: 124), Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 83), Alder (1999: 345)

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Basionym

Codonella morchella Cleve (1900a: 969, fig. [2])

Synonyms

Codonellopsis turgescens Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 90, fig. 155)
See Alder (1999) for additional synonyms.

Description

Lorica 68–140 × 50–70 µm; collar cylindrical, annulated, c. 30 µm wide, frequently with 2 small fenestrae; bowl obovoid to almost globular, posteriorly rounded, with agglutinated mineral particles. Trophont with 8 macronuclear nodules.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1910a); Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean (Mamaeva, 1986); cosmopolitan.

Comments

N/A

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