Frontonia leucas (Ehrenberg, 1833) Ehrenberg, 1838. Specimen 3

Ciliophora: Oligohymenophorea: Peniculida: Frontoniidae

  • The species of Frontonia are benthic ciliates abundant in coastal environment that can ascend by the water column.

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60x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in La Maruca (Santander). September, 2nd 2017.

 

Calkins

 

References
Calkins, G. (1901). Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission 21:415-468. (see Fig. 37).
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 55).
Kahl, A. (1931). Die Tierwelt Deutschlands und der angrenzenden Meeresteile nach ihren Merkmalen und nach ihrer Lebensweise. Urtiere oder Protozoa. I: Wimpertiere oder Ciliata (Infusoria). 2. Holotricha. Verlag von Gustav Fischer. Jena.

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