Tintinnopsis radix   (Imhof,  1886) (Ciliata)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Tintinnida
Family:Codonellidae

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Description
Lorica elongates into tubular form, the jar part cylindrical, aboral end tapers into aboral angle with opening at the end. Lorical wall thin, covered by various grains.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA (Record: 09/1998-08/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi (Lat: 10.16) (Long: 76.41) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 11/1993-10/1995)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 11/1993-10/1995)
• Kerala, Ashtamudi INDIA (Record: 09/2003)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 09/2003)
• Gujarat, Off Okha Port INDIA (Record: 11/1972-10/1974)
• Gujarat, Off Rozi INDIA (Record: 11/1972-10/1974)
• Gujarat, Off Dwarka INDIA (Record: 11/1972-10/1974)

Literature Source(s)
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