Leprotintinnus nordquisti   (Brandt, 1906) Kofoid & Campbell,  1929 (Ciliata)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Tintinnida
Family:Tintinnidiidae

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Description
Lorica elongated, tubular or cylindrical, posterior end inflated, with conical base. Openings on both ends. Lorical wall with bulliform fiber and grains on its surface.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA (Record: 00/09/1998-00/08/1999)
• Kerala, Kochi (Lat: 10.16) (Long: 76.41) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Prabhu, VA; Perumal P and Rajkumar M (2005) Diversity of microzooplankton in Parangipettai coastal waters, southeast coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 47(1) 14-19 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
  • Godhantaraman, N (2002) Seasonal variations in species composition, abundance, biomass and estimated production rates of tintinnids at tropical estuarine and mangrove waters, Parangipettai, southeast coast of India Journal of Marine Systems Elsevier 36(3-4) 161-171 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0924-7963(02)00185-9

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