Prorodon marinus   Claparede & Lachmann,  1858 (Ciliata)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Prostomatea
Order:Prorodontida
Family:Prorodontidae

Description
Length: 100 ┬Ám

Body more or less oval with anterior end truncate and posterior end rounded; mouth polar, oral basket extending about one-third the length of the body; macronucleus round with a single micronucleus.Nematodesmata difficult to observe; many vacuoles are present

Synonym (s)
Prorodon marinus Claparede & Lachmann, 1858
Prorodon marinus Kahl, 1930

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Kaluparaghat INDIA (Record: 20/09/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Carey, PG (1992) Marine interstitial ciliates-An iilustrated key 334 PP Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Das, AK (1995) Protozoa Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 137-209 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

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