Ephelota gemmipara   (Hertwig,  1875) (Ciliata)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Phyllopharyngea
Order:Exogenida
Family:Ephelotidae

Description
Parasitic on Euchaeta marina, Candacia tuberculata, Labiococera acuta and Undinula vulgaris.


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Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA
• INDIA
• South East Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Santhakumari, V (1997) Studies on the associates and parasites of zooplankton from southwest and southeast coasts of India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India Marine Biological Association of India 39 171-174 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/bitstream/2264/1974/2/J_Mar_Biol_Assoc_India_39_171.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Santhakumari, V (1885) Epizoic and ectoparasitic protozoans from planktonic copepods of the southwest and southeast coasts of India with the description of a new species Journal of marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 27(1&2) 29-38 Available at - NIO, Goa

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