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Authority

Song & Wilbert (2000a: 217, figs 4, 7A)

Class

Oligohymenophorea

 

Order

Philasterida

Family

Uronematidae

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Synonyms

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Description

Fixed specimens 34–42 × 24–33 µm. Body inverted-pyriform; frontal plate large; cytostome subequatorial. Somatic kineties 23–28; caudal cilium elongate. Adoral membranelle 1 reduced to 2–4 kinetosomes, distinctly separate from membranelles 2 and 3 (each composed of a small patch of kinetosomes); paroral membrane 3-shaped. Scutica composed of 2 mono- or dikinetids. Extrusomes along somatic kineties. Macronucleus 1; micronucleus 1. Contractile vacuole posterior.

Distribution

Weddell Sea (Song & Wilbert, 2000a).

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