Stenosemella ventricosa   (Claparede & Lachmann, 1858) Jorgensen,  1924 (Ciliata)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Tintinnida
Family:Codonellopsidae

Description
Length: 77 ┬Ám

The lorica is ovoid, slightly pointed posteriorly, with a distinctive hyaline, non-flared collar. The entire lorica is covered by mineral grains.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Goa, Zuari Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA (Record: 09/1998-08/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • R, Jyothibabu Ecobiogeography, spatial and temporal variations of microzooplankton along the east coast of India (Ph. D thesis) 235 pp Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • W, Damodara Naidu and Krishnamurthy, K (1985) Biogeographical distribution of tintinnids (Protozoa: Ciliata) from Porto Novo waters Mahasagar - Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography, India 18(3) 417-423 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Mangesh, UG Role of microzooplankton in the food chain dynamics of some tropical marine environments-Ph. D thesis Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Godhantaraman, N (2001) Seasonal variations in taxonomic composition, abundance and food web relationship of microzooplankton in estuarine and mangrove waters, Parangipettai region, southeast coast of India Indian Journal of Marine Sciences 30 151-160 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Carey, PG (1992) Marine interstitial ciliates-An iilustrated key 334 PP Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Prabhu, VA; Perumal P and Rajkumar M (2005) Diversity of microzooplankton in Parangipettai coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 47(1) 14-19 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Godhantaraman, N (2002) Seasonal variations in species composition, abundance, biomass and estimated production rates of tintinnids at tropical estuarine and mangrove waters, Parangipettai, southeast coast of India Journal of Marine Systems Elsevier 36(3-4) 161-171 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00185-9

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