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Authority

Leegaard (1915: 31, fig. 21)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Strombidiida

Family

Strombidiidae

Additional References

Lynn et al. (1988: 265), Montagnes et al. (1988: 195)

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Synonyms

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Description

Fixed specimens 21–53 × 18–48 µm. Body obovoid. Equatorial kinety continuous ventrally, composed of monokinetids, position supraequatorial. Ventral kinety absent. Adoral zone of membranelles (polykinetids) prominent, 12–18 anterior membranelles separate from 9–22 ventral membranelles. Girdle of long extrusomes in area of equatorial kinety. Macronucleus 1.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Grey et al., 1997); North Atlantic, North Sea (Leegaard, 1915); Atlantic (Montagnes et al., 1988).

Comments

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