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Authority

(Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 394, pl. 45, figs 5–11)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Metacylididae

Additional References

Balech (1958a: 79; 1973a: 29), Sassi & Melo (1986: 71)

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Basionym

Cyttarocylis intermedia Laackmann (1907: 238, fig. 8)

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica 119–205 × 54–84 µm, cylindrical, irregularly annulated, posteriorly narrowly rounded; wall hyaline, brownish. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules and 2 micronuclei.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1907); Ross Sea (Petz, 2001); Bellingshausen Sea (Balech, 1958a, 1973a; Klöser, 1990); Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (Sassi & Melo, 1986; Wasik & Mikolajczyk, 1994a); Weddell Sea (Balech & El-Sayed, 1965).

Comments

Alder (1999) considers this to be conspecific with Cymatocylis drygalskii (Xystonellidae, see p. 380).

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