Spirostomum teres   Claparede and Lachmann,  1859 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Heterotrichea
Order:Heterotrichida
Family:Spirostomidae

Description
Size: 289.8 µm x 39.4 µm

Body elongated, highly contractile, posterior end truncated; cytostome not usually extending up to the middle of the body; macronucleus oval to spindle shaped and located at the middle of the body; contractile vacuole large and terminal with a central canal


Synonym (s)
Spirostomum teres Claparede and Lachmann, 1858-61

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Gambhari INDIA (Record: 23/09/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh 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:2012-02-10

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