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Authority

(Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 392, pl. 44, figs 1–8)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Metacylididae

Additional References

Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 99), Balech (1947: 86; 1958b: 398), Sassi & Melo (1986: 71)

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Basionym

Cyttarocylis frigida (Laackmann 1907: 237, fig. 6)

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica 110–345 × 75–110 µm, cylindrical, irregularly annulated, apically sometimes everted, posteriorly broadly rounded; rim serrated. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules and 2 micronuclei.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1907); Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean (Balech, 1958b); Ross Sea (e.g. Monti & Fonda Umani, 1995; Fonda Umani et al., 1998); Bellingshausen Sea (Balech, 1947; Barria de Cao, 1987; Klöser, 1990); Weddell Sea (e.g. Balech & El-Sayed, 1965; Heinbokel & Coats, 1986; Boltovskoy et al., 1989).

Comments

This is listed as a synonym of Cymatocylis convallaria by Alder (1999).

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