Spathidium fossicola   Kahl,  1933 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Litostomatea
Order:Haptorida
Family:Spathidiidae

Description
Size: 74.5-103.5 µm x 33.1-41.4 µm

Body flask-shaped and contractile, anterior end truncated; cytostome slit-like, located apically; macronucleus horse-shoe shaped; contractile vacuole single and posteriorly located.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Khallikote INDIA (Record: 02/06/1969)
• Orissa, Gopakuda INDIA (Record: 07/09/1987)
• 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:2012-02-09

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