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Authority

(Daday) Warren & Paynter (1991: 49, fig. 155)

Class

Oligohymenophorea

Order

Sessilida

Family

Vaginicolidae

Additional References

N/A

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Basionym

Cothurniopsis subglobosa Daday (1911: 98, fig. 2)

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica 45–50 × 46–52 µm, ovoid, smooth. External stalk 35–37 µm long, with transverse folds. Endostyle and mesostyle lacking. Trophonts 2 per lorica. Macronucleus C-shaped. Epizoic on the ostracod Cythereis.

Distribution

Bellingshausen Sea (Daday, 1913).

Comments

In addition to the species listed above, an unidentified peritrich ciliate of the Order Sessilida was collected from the Indian sector of the Southern Ocean at 63°37’S 90°56’E (Scott, unpublished data).

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