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Authority

(Dons) Dons (1934: 32)

Class

Heterotrichea

Order

Heterotrichida

Family

Folliculinidae

Additional References

Dons (1918: 77), Hadzi (1951: 85)

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Basionym

Semifolliculina similis Dons (1915: 149, fig. 5)

Synonyms

Folliculina similis (Dons) Kahl (1932: 471, fig. 77.3)

Description

Lorica c. 700 µm long, flask-shaped, brown; ampulla lying; neck slightly annulated, rising at c. 90° from substratum; opening with a small collar. Trophont to 1000 µm long, green to brown; peristomial wings equal, elongate, each with a distal style-like projection. Macronucleus 1, ellipsoidal to spherical. Epizoic on bryozoans.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Dons, 1915).

Comments

N/A

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