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Authority

Song & Wilbert (2002: 39, figs 8, 32–35)

Class

Oligohymenophorea

Order

Philasterida

Family

Orchitophryidae

Additional References

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Synonyms

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Description

In vivo 30–45 × 20–30 µm. Body ovoid; pellicle slightly notched; oral area c. 40% of body length. Somatic kineties 14; 1 caudal cilium c. 15 µm long. Adoral membranelles 3, short (membranelle 1 possibly double-rowed); paroral membrane curved. Scutica composed of few mono- and dikinetids. Extrusomes c. 2 µm long. Macronucleus 1; micronucleus 1. Contractile vacuole terminal.

Distribution

Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (Song & Wilbert, 2002).

Comments

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