Philaster digitiformis   Fabre-Domergue,  1885 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Oligohymenophorea
Order:Philasterida
Family:Philasteridae

Description
Size: 98 µm x 30 µm.

Body shape as for the genus, anterior end bent dorsally, macronucleus oval and located in the middle of the body; micronucleus large and round.


Synonym (s)
Philaster digitiformis Fabre-Domergue, 1885
Philaster digitiformis Kahl, 1931

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• 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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