Euplotes charon   (Muller, 1786) Ehrenberg,  1830 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Euplotida
Family:Euplotidae

Description
Size: 72 µm x 49 µm

Body oval, dorsal side convex, anterior collar moderately prominent; peristomal lip long and sinuous, 12 latero-dorsals, 10 frontoventrals; 5 transverse and 5-8 curved caudal cirri present, macronucleus horse-shoe shaped.


Synonym (s)
Trichoda charon Muller, 1786
Euplotes charon Tuffrau, 1960

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Balugaon INDIA (Record: 30/12/1970)
• Orissa, Khallikote INDIA (Record: 6/9/1987)
• Orissa, Parikud INDIA (Record: 10/9/1987)
• Orissa, Gambhari INDIA (Record: 22/09/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi (Lat: 10.16) (Long: 76.41) 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
  • Jyothibabu, R; Madhu, NV; Jayalakshmi, KV; Balachandran, KK; Shiyas, CA; Martin, GD and Nair, KKC (2006) Impact of freshwater influx on microzooplankton mediated food web in a tropical estuary (Cochin backwaters - India) Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Elsevier 69(3-4) 505-518 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2006.05.013

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