Loxophyllum grande   (Entz)  (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Litostomatea
Order:Pleurostomatida
Family:Litonotidae

Description
Size: 151-172.3 µm x 42-54.4 µm

Body lanceolate, flattened, ventral side with hyline border bearing trichocysts; macronuclei spherical, two in number; contractile vacuoles several and lying in the arched portion of the body.


Synonym (s)
Lionotus grande Entz. 1879
Loxophyllum grande Kahl 1931

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Gangadharpur INDIA (Record: 18/06/1969)
• Orissa, Khallikote INDIA (Record: 06/09/1987)
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA (Record: 12/09/1987)
• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 12/09/1987)
• 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:2012-02-07

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