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Authority

(Ringuelet) Ringuelet (1957: 217, fig. 1)

Class

Heterotrichea

Order

Heterotrichida

Family

Folliculinidae

Additional References

Ringuelet (1955: 187)

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Basionym

Claustrofolliculina patagonica Ringuelet (1953b: 243, figs 20–33)

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica c. 140–185 × 65–90 µm, slightly irregularly flask-shaped, indistinctly violet or colourless; ampulla lying, separated from the neck by a bipartite closing membrane; neck cylindrical, rising at c. 45° from substratum; opening everted. Trophont yellowish, attached to lorica by a short stalk. Macronucleus 1. Epizoic on bryozoans, isopods and molluscs.

Distribution

Bellingshausen Sea, Weddell Sea, South Atlantic (Ringuelet, 1957).

Comments

N/A

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