Keronopsis rubra   (Ehrenberg,  1838) (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Stichotrichida
Family:Keronidae

Description
Size: 171.8 µm x 28.9-41.4 µm

Body slender, reddish, anterior end sometimes slightly expanded; peristome reaching one-fourth to one-fifth of the body length; frontal membranellae 8-10; frontal cirri three in number, sharp and distinct.


Synonym (s)
Oxytricha rubra Ehrenberg, 1838
Keronopsis rubra Kahl, 1932

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 22/02/1969)
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 12/6/1969)
• Orissa, Parikud INDIA (Record: 10/9/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh 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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