Epiclintes auricularis (Claparède & Lachmann, 1858) Stein, 1864

Ciliophora: Spirotrichea: Epiclintidae

  • This species is a benthic ciliate abundant in coastal environment that can ascend by the water column.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

40x Plan Fluor-Ph2 / 60x Plan Fluor. Phase Contrast / DIC. Sampled in La Maruca (Santander). August, 17th 2017.

 

 

nordischesplankt13bran_0091

 

 

 

References
Berger, H. (2006). Monograph of the Urostyloidea (Ciliophora, Hypotricha). Monographiae Biologicae. volume 85. Ed. Dumont. Springer. (see Figs. 226).
Hamburger, Cl. & Buddenbrock-Heidelberg, W. (1911). Nordische ciliata mit Ausschluss der Tintinnoidea. Nordisches Plankton, Vol. XIII. Verlag von Lipsius & Fischer. Kiel und Leipzig. (see Fig 99).
Larink, O. & Westheide, W. (2011). Coastal plankton. Verlag Dr. Friedrich Pfeil. München. (see Plate 16 for Eclipintes sp.).

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s