Euchlanis dilatata   Ehrenberg,  1832 (Rotifer)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Rotifera
Class: Eurotatoria
Order:Ploima
Family:Euchlanidae

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Description
Size: Total length: 290-365 µm; max. width 96-180 µm; length of the ventral plate 180-200 µm; length of the toes 75-100 µm.

Lorica oval; dorsal margin slightly broader with ‘U’ shaped sinus. Posterior end with an inverted ‘U’ shaped notch; toes 2, fusiform.


Synonym (s)
Euchlanis dilatata Ehrenberg, 1832
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 08/2000-07/2002)
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram, Periakadavu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangroves (Lat: 11.45) (Long: 89.8) INDIA (Record: 12/1986-11/1987)

Literature Source(s)
  • Varghese, M and Krishnan, L (2008) A preliminary study on rotifer fauna of Cochin backwaters, Kerala Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 119-121 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
  • Pling Available at - http://www.plingfactory.de/Science/Biohome.html
  • Kannan, L and Govindasamy, C (1991) Rotifers of Portonovo CASMB, Annamalai university, Tamil Nadu 49 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Govindasamy, C and Kannan, L (1991) Rotifers of the Pitchavaram mangroves (Southeast coast of India): A hydrobiological approach Mahasagar- Bulletin of National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 24( 1) 39-45 Available at - NIO,Goa

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