Tintinnopsis butschlii     (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Spirotrichea
Order:Tintinnida
Family:Codonellidae

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Description
Lorica bell-shaped, with very widely serrated oral margin. Lorica narrower at the anterior half and enlarged at the posterior half. Lorical wall covered by large grains.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA (Record: 09/1998-08/1999)
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA (Record: 11/1993-10/1995)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 11/1993-10/1995)

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
  • Saravanakumar, A; Rajkumar, M; Serebiah, JS and Thivakaran, GA (2007) Abundance and seasonal variations of zooplankton in the arid zone mangroves of Gulf of Kachch-Gujarat, Westcoast of India Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 10(20) 3525-3532 Available at - http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/ansinet/pjbs/2007/3525-3532.pdf
  • 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
  • Maruthanayagam, C; Kumar, CS and Subramanian, P (2001) Seasonal variation of protozoans in Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar along the south east coast of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 43(1&2) 186-189 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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