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Authority

Merkle (1909: 150, pl. 2, figs 9–11)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Codonellidae

Additional References

Balech (1948: 13), Hada (1970: 29), Alder (1999: 344)

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Basionym

N/A

Synonyms

Tintinnopsis glans Meunier (1919: 29, pl. 22, figs 35, 36)
See Alder (1999) for additional synonyms.

Description

Lorica 28–42 × 22–28 µm, obconical; apical end slightly to distinctly narrowed; collar indistinct (covered in particles) or lacking; posteriorly usually pointed; wall with agglutinated mineral particles. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules; micronuclei 2.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Hada, 1970); South Atlantic (Balech, 1948); North Sea (Meunier, 1919); Baltic Sea (Merkle, 1909).

Comments

One specimen was reported by Hada (1970) to be antapically broadly rounded.

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