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Authority

(Cleve) Jörgensen (1924: 57, fig. 64)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Rhabdonellidae

Additional References

Small & Lynn (1985: 444)

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Basionym

Cyttarocylis simplex Cleve (1900a: 972, fig. [7])

Synonyms

N/A

Description

Lorica 38–70 × 26–38 µm, bullet-shaped, indistinctly indented below toothless apical rim, posteriorly pointed; wall with a few delicate longitudinal ribs. Trophont with c. 22 somatic kineties (c. 5 shorter and 1 distinctly elongate ciliary rows in lateral field, 7 in left and 8 in right field, 1 ventral kinety, 1 dorsolateral kinety). Macronuclear nodules 2; micronuclei 2.

Distribution

Weddell Sea (Song & Wilbert, 2000a); Atlantic (Cleve, 1900a); Mediterr-anean Sea, Red Sea, Indian Ocean (Jörgensen, 1924); Pacific (Yoo & Kim, 1990).

Comments

N/A

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