Dysteria ovalis   (Gourret & Roeser, 1886) Kahl,  1931 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Phyllopharyngea
Order:Dysteriida
Family:Dysteriidae

Description
Size: 70.4 µm x 38 µm

Shape oval, posterior end rounded, left margin keel-shaped; post oral ciliation continued from pre oral and extending up to right side of cytostome and parallel to right margin; macronucleus small, rounded and located at the middle of the body; contractile vacuole single, lying on the posterior half of the body.


Synonym (s)
Aegyria angustata var. ovalis Gourret sl. Roeser, 1886
Dysteria ovalis Kahl, 1931

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Nalabana Island INDIA
• 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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