Filinia longiseta   (Ehrenberg,  1834) (Rotifer)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Rotifera
Class: Eurotatoria
Order:Flosculariaceae
Family:Trochosphaeridae

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Description
Size: Total length 214-219 µm; length of the body 79-86 µm; max. width of the body 56-68 µm; length of the longest spine 181 µm.

Body spindle shaped; corona present. Cilia in a circumapical ring; foot, toe absent. Skipping spines 3, very long, slender.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 08/2000-07/2002)
• Kerala, Veli Lake INDIA (Record: 02/1996-01/1997)
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram, Periakadavu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai INDIA

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
  • Organism: Rotifers Environmental leverage Available at - http://www.environmentalleverage.com/Rotifers.htm
  • Gopakumar, G and Jayaprakas, V (2003) Community structure and succession of brackishwater rotifers in relation to ecological parameters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 45(1) 20-30 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Kannan, L and Govindasamy, C (1991) Rotifers of Portonovo CASMB, Annamalai university, Tamil Nadu 49 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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