Nassula ornata   Ehrenberg,  1833 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Nassophorea
Order:Nassulida
Family:Nassulidae

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Description
Size: 155.2-194.6 µm x 118-140.8 µm

Body broadly oval, anterior end broader than posterior one; body distinctly bent to the left near cytostome (resembling a beak) as seen in living condition; cytostome somewhat brownish green in color; macronucleus round; contractile vacuole single and located little below the middle of the body.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Parikud INDIA (Record: 04/09/1987)
• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA (Record: 12/09/1987)
• Orissa, Balugaon INDIA (Record: 13/09/1987)
• 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
  • Protist information server Available at - http://protist.i.hosei.ac.jp/

Page last updated on:2012-02-07

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