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Authority

(Wang) Petz, Song & Wilbert (1995: 123, fig. 37)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Strombidiida

Family

Strombidiidae

Additional References

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Basionym

Strombidium pseudocinctum Wang (1934: 62, fig. 10)

Synonyms

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Description

Fixed specimens 36–82 × 20–50 µm. Body usually elongate-elliptical, with a prominent apical protrusion in median, dorsoventrally slightly flattened. Peristomial field rather small; oral cavity oblique; cytostome near right body margin. Equatorial kinety curving across dorsal side and along left body margin across posterior pole to right dorsolateral side, parallel with ventral kinety on dorsal side. Anterior adoral membranelles 26–29, inconspicuous, encircling apical protrusion, continuous with 14–17 ventral membran-elles that curve transversely across ventral side and extend almost to right lateral margin. Girdle of extrusomes parallel to equatorial kinety. Macronucleus 1; micronucleus 1. Movement: swift in a spiral path.

Distribution

Weddell Sea (Petz et al., 1995); Pacific (Wang, 1934).

Comments

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