Paracineta karunakarani   Santhakumari  (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Phyllopharyngea
Order:Exogenida
Family:Paracinetidae

Description
Parasitic on the antero-dorsal and lateral portions of ostracod Cypridina dentata. This species shows host specificity to Cypridina dentata and coexists with Acineta satyanandani.


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Biogeography


• South East Coast INDIA (Record: 1997)
• South West Coast INDIA (Record: 1997)

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

Page last updated on:2012-02-08

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