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Title: Description of a marine Peritrichous ciliate, Pseudovorticella sinensis n. sp. (Ciliophora, Peritrichia) from China.
Authors: AL-Rasheid, K. A. S
, Song, W.
Keywords: Marine ciliate
morphology
Peritrichida
Pseudovorficellu sinensis n. sp.
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology.
Citation: USA. 50: 360-365
Abstract: new marine peritrich ciliate, Pseudovorticella sinensis n. sp. was isolated from a shrimp-farming pond in the littoral area of Qingdao, China. The morphology, infraciliature, and silverline system were studied based on living and silver-impregnated specimens. This species is characterized by (1) an elongated bell-shaped body that measures 50-60 X 3545 pm in vivo, (2) one large, ventrally located contractile vacuole, and (3) a pellicle covered by a layer of transparent, cortical vesicles. The number of transverse silverlines from the peristomial area to the aboral ciliary wreath is 26-32, and from the aboral ciliary wreath to the scopula is 12-15. The stalk measures about 160-250 pm long X 5-6 pm wide. The spasmoneme has one row of conspicuous thecoplasmic granules, which are about 0.8 pm in diameter.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11193
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