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Authority

Leegaard (1915: 28, fig. 19)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Choreotrichida

Family

Lohmanniellidae

Additional References

Kahl (1932: 513), Lynn & Montagnes (1988: 649)

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Basionym

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Synonyms

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Description

Fixed specimens 12–44 × 11–49 µm. Body subspherical. Somatic kineties 5, very short, radiating star-like from posterior pole, composed of non-ciliated monokinetids. Adoral membranelles 17–21 external and 4–6 internal in a closed spiral. Macronucleus reniform to globular.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Grey et al., 1997); North Atlantic, North Sea (Leegaard, 1915; Lynn & Montagnes, 1988); probably cosmopolitan.

Comments

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