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Authority

(Laackmann) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 91, fig. 182)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Codonellopsidae

Additional References

Balech (1947: 85; 1958b: 398), Sassi & Melo (1986: 69), Barria de Cao (1987: 277), Petz et al. (1995: 151), Alder (1999: 357)

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Basionym

Codonella naviculaefera Laackmann (1907: 239, fig. 10)

Synonyms

Cyttarocylis minor Laackmann (1907: 237, fig. 7)
Codonella prolongata Laackmann (1907: 239, fig. 11)
Coxliella minor (Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 397, pl. 45, figs 12–15)
Leprotintinnus naviculaeferus (Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 402, pl. 46, figs 1–9)
Leprotintinnus prolongatus (Laackmann) Laackmann (1910a: 403, pl. 46, figs 10–12)
Laackmanniella prolongata (Laackmann) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 91, fig. 183)

Description

Lorica 100–310 × 30–55 µm; collar long, cylindrical, annulated, apically slightly dilated or straight, hyaline; bowl slightly inflated, posteriorly narrowed, antapically open, covered with agglutinated mineral particles, some diatoms and detritus. Coxlielliform lorica annulated, hyaline, without agglutinated particles. Trophont with 4 macronuclear nodules and 2 micronuclei.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Laackmann, 1907; Hada, 1970; Grey et al., 1997); Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean (Balech, 1958b); Ross Sea (e.g. Hopkins, 1987; Monti & Fonda Umani, 1995); Bellingshausen Sea (e.g. Balech 1947, 1973a; Klöser, 1990); Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (e.g. Sassi & Melo, 1986; Thompson et al., 1999); Weddell Sea (e.g. Balech & El-Sayed, 1965; Heinbokel & Coats, 1986; Boltovskoy & Alder, 1992; Petz et al., 1995); South Atlantic (Alder, 1999).

Comments

N/A

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