Euplotes patella   Ehrenberg,  1838 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Euplotida
Family:Euplotidae

Description
Size: 86-95 µm x 66.2-72.3 µm

Body oval to elliptical, truncate anteriorly, anterior collar less prominent; peristomal lip large and hyaline; 9 latero-ventral, 9 fronto ventral, 5 transverse and 4 caudal cirri present; macronucleus resembling inverted 'C'.


Synonym (s)
Trichoda patella Muller, 1773
Euplotes patella Tuffrau, 1960

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 21/09/1987)
• 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:2012-02-02

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