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Authority

Petz, Song & Wilbert (1995: 141, fig. 42)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Choreotrichida

Family

Strobilidiidae

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Synonyms

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Description

In vivo 30–45 × 20–30 µm. Body turbinate. Somatic kineties 5, short, longitudinally arranged in posterior third of body, covered by a cytoplasmic flap. Adoral membranelles 17–20, all external in a closed spiral. Macronucleus reniform; micronucleus 1. Movement: moderately fast.

Distribution

Ross Sea, in the region 68.80°–76.02°S and 164.12°E–134.88°W, in sea-ice and plankton under ice (Petz, unpublished data; Petz & Valbonesi, unpublished data); Weddell Sea (Petz et al., 1995).

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