Cohnilembus longivelatus   (Kahl)  (Ciliata)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ciliophora
Class: Oligohymenophorea
Order:Philasterida
Family:Cohnilembidae

Description
Size: 85 µm x 24 µm.

Body long, ovoid almost flattened laterally, dorsal side stretched or concave, ventral side symmetrically arched, posterior and rounded; Peristome from anterior end extending about three-fourth of the length of the body; caudal cilium large and distinct; macronucleus elliptical located at the middle of the body; contractile vacuole single and terminal.


Synonym (s)
Lembus longivelatus Kahl, 1931
Cohnilembus longivelatus Kahl, 1935

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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

Page last updated on:2012-02-03

Back to Search