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Authority

(Cleve) Jörgensen (1924: 98)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Codonellopsidae

Additional References

Balech (1959: 25; 1971: 170), Sassi & Melo (1986: 67)

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Basionym

Codonella pusilla Cleve (1900a: 970, fig. [3])

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica 38–57 × 29–40 µm, clavate; collar cylindrical or slightly narrowed anteriorly, hyaline, annulated, with few fenestrae; bowl subspherical to slightly tapering, covered with agglutinated particles (often coccoliths, e.g. of Emiliania huxleyi). Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Scott, unpublished data); Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (Balech, 1971; Sassi & Melo, 1986); Atlantic (Cleve, 1900a; Balech, 1971); White Sea (Burkovsky et al., 1974); Mediterranean Sea (Balech, 1959); Pacific (Balech, 1962a).

Comments

N/A

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