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Authority

(Ostenfeld & Schmidt) Jörgensen (1924: 54, fig. 61)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Epiplocylididae

Additional References

Sassi & Melo (1986: 71), Alder (1999: 51)

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Basionym

Cyttarocylis undella Ostenfeld & Schmidt (1902: 181, fig. 30)

Synonyms

Ptychocylis undella (Ostenfeld & Schmidt) Brandt (1907: 292)
See Kofoid & Campbell (1929), Sassi & Melo (1986) and Alder (1999) for additional synonyms.

Description

Lorica 100–157 × 60–75 µm, campanulate, slightly dilated below smooth apical rim; antapical horn short; wall with 2 laminae, reticulate in posterior portion only.

Distribution

Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (Sassi & Melo, 1986); Indian Ocean, Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea (Jörgensen, 1924); cosmopolitan in tropical and temperate seas.

Comments

N/A

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