Litonotus triqueter Penard, 1922, Penard, 1922

Vďačný, Peter & Rajter, Ľubomír, 2014, An annotated and revised checklist of pleurostome ciliates (Protista: Ciliophora: Litostomatea) from Slovakia, Central Europe, Zootaxa 3760 (4), pp. 501-521: 515

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3760.4.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AA61DC68-FFB4-0325-FF43-FA94FB9AF976

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scientific name

Litonotus triqueter Penard, 1922
status

 

Litonotus triqueter Penard, 1922  

Litonotus   triqueter— Tirjaková 1993: 134; Matis & Tirjaková 1994: 58; Tirjaková 2003 a: 37; Tirjaková & Vďačný 2013 a: 671.

Main morphological characters (according to Song & Wilbert 1989). Length 40–70 µm in vivo. Body broadly fusiform, left side distinctly vaulted carrying a median rib. Two macronuclear nodules with a single micronucleus in between. Contractile vacuole dorsal and slightly subterminal. Extrusomes rod-like, about 5 µm long, attached along whole length of oral bulge and scattered in cytoplasm. Somatic ciliary pattern Litonotus   -like; 7–8 right and 5–6 left kineties.

Distribution. This species was found in the periphyton and benthos of the Turiec River ( Tirjaková 1993); in the estuary of the Rudava River into the Morava River ( Matis & Tirjaková 1994); in the benthos from the Gidra River ( Tirjaková 2003 a); in the sediment from the littoral zone of the upper Váh River near the village of Lisková ( Tirjaková & Vďačný 2013 a).

Kingdom

Protozoa

Phylum

Ciliophora

Class

Gymnostomatea

Order

Pleurostomatida

Family

Litonotidae

Genus

Litonotus

Loc

Litonotus triqueter Penard, 1922

Vďačný, Peter & Rajter, Ľubomír 2014
2014
Loc

Litonotus

Tirjakova 2013: 671
Tirjakova 2003: 37
Matis 1994: 58
Tirjakova 1993: 134
1993