Plagiopyla nasuta   Stein,  1860 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Plagiopylea
Order:Plagiopylida
Family:Plagiopylidae

Description
Size: 62.1-74.5 µm x 45.5-55.9 µm

Body reniform or ovoid, narrower anteriorly, marginal elevation (beak) of vestibulum distinct; cytostome situated near median line at the end of peristome; macronucleus single and round; contractile vacuole single and terminal.


Synonym (s)
Plagiopyla nasuta Kahl, 1931

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Khallikote INDIA (Record: 02/06/1969, 04/06/1969)
• Orissa INDIA
• West Bengal 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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