Lacrymaria elegans   Engelmann  (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Litostomatea
Order:Haptorida
Family:Lacrymariidae

Description
Size: 70-82.8 µm x 24.8-41.4 µm

Body cylindrical; neck contractile with 4-5 annulations; macronucleus elliptical, contractile vacuole single and terminal


Synonym (s)
Lacrymaria elegans Engelmann 1862
Lacrymaria elegans Kahl 1930

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 03/01/1971, 21/09/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Das, AK (1995) Protozoa Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 137-209 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

Page last updated on:2012-02-06

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