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Authority

(Entz) Daday (1887: 566, pl. 19, fig. 1)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Undellidae

Additional References

Brandt (1907: 362), Laackmann (1910a: 471), Jörgensen (1924: 38), Balech (1959: 47), Alder (1999: 350)

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Basionym

Tintinnus claparedii Entz (1885: 202, pl. 14, figs 10, 11)

Synonyms

Proplectella claparedii (Entz) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 276, fig. 525)
Proplectella globosa (Brandt) Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 278, fig. 541)
Undella antarctica Hada (1970: 39, fig. 60)
For additional synonyms, see Balech (1959) and Alder (1999).

Description

Lorica 53–95 × 38–72, sac-like; inner collar slightly funnel-shaped; subapical margin indistinctly inflated (with the wall thickened), antapically broadly rounded; wall hyaline. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules and 4 micronuclei.

Distribution

Indian sector of the Southern Ocean (Hada, 1970); Indian Ocean, Pacific (Brandt, 1907); South Atlantic (Faria & Cunha, 1917); Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea (Daday, 1887).

Comments

N/A

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