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Title: A redescription of the marine hypotrichous ciliate, Nothoholosticha fasciola (Kahl,1932) nov. gen., nov. comb. (Ciliophora:Urostylida) with brief notes on its cellular reorganization and SS rRNA
Authors: Zhang, Q.,
Warren, A.,
AL-Rasheid, K. A. S
Al-Khedheiry, A. A.,
Jiang, J.
Song, W.
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: European Journal of Protistology. GERMANY.
Citation: 45: 237-248.
Abstract: The morphologyandinfraciliatureofthemarinehypotrichousciliate Nothoholostichafasciola (Kahl, 1932)nov. gen.,nov.comb.,isolatedfrommariculturewatersnearQingdao,China,areredescribedbasedonliveandprotargol- impregnatedspecimens.Featuresreportedforthefirsttimeincludethepossessionofmorethan50macronuclear nodulesanddetailsoftheinfraciliature,i.e.5060adoralmembranelles,shortenedparoralandendoralmembranes,six frontal,onebuccalandtwotoseventransversecirri,ca.40pairsofmidventralcirri,ca.60–120leftand70–120right marginalcirri,threedorsalkineties,caudalandfrontoterminalcirriabsent.Inaddition,briefdetailsoftwostagesof cellularreorganizationin N. fasciola are suppliedandcomparisonswithsomerelatedurostylidsbasedonSSrRNA gene sequencedataarereported.Thenewgenus Nothoholosticha is establishedbasedprimarilyontheabsenceof frontoterminalcirri,whichdistinctlyseparatesitfromsimilarurostylidgenera.Anteholostichalongissima is transferred to Nothoholosticha as N. longissima (DragescoandDragesco-Kerne´is, 1986)nov.comb.and Holostichaantarctica is transferredto Pseudokeronopsis as P. antarctica (WilbertandSong,2008)nov.comb. r 2009 ElsevierGmbH.Allrightsreserved. Keywords: Infraciliature; Morphology; Nothoholosticha longissima nov. comb.; Nothoholosticha fasciola nov. gen.,nov.comb.; Pseudokeronopsis antarctica nov
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11240
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