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Authority

Daday (1887: 564, pl. 18, fig. 17)

Class

Spirotrichea

Order

Tintinnida

Family

Undellidae

Additional References

Jörgensen (1924: 42), Balech (1959: 46), Alder (1999: 350)

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Basionym

N/A

Synonyms

Undella declivis Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 261, fig. 507)
Undella parva Kofoid & Campbell (1929: 264, fig. 508)

Description

Lorica 145–280 × 54–74 µm, cylindrical, posteriorly tapering to rounded; wall hyaline and smooth. Trophont with 2 macronuclear nodules, 2 micronuclei and 2 contractile vacuoles.

Distribution

Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean (e.g. Wasik & Mikolajczyk, 1990); South Atlantic (Alder, 1999); tropical Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea (Kofoid & Campbell, 1929); Indian Ocean (Jörgensen, 1924).

Comments

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