Litonotus minisculus Song & Wilbert, 1989, Song & Wilbert, 1989

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

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

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scientific name

Litonotus minisculus Song & Wilbert, 1989
status

 

Litonotus minisculus Song & Wilbert, 1989  

Litonotus   minisulcus— Tirjaková 1997 b: 23, 27.

Nomenclature. Misspelled as “ L. minisulcus   ” by Tirjaková (1997 b), and thus unavailable according to the Articles 33.3 and 33.5 of the ICZN (1999).

Main morphological characters (according to Song & Wilbert 1989). Size 25–40 × 8–10 µm in vivo. Body lanceolate with narrowly to broadly rounded posterior body end. Two macronuclear nodules with a single micronucleus in between. Contractile vacuole terminal. Extrusomes rod-like, about 4–5 µm long, attached along whole length of oral bulge. Somatic ciliary pattern Litonotus   -like; 4–5 right and 5 left kineties.

Distribution. Litonotus minisculus   was found in an oligotrophic stream in the National Nature Reserve Rozsutec, Malá Fatra Mts ( Tirjaková 1997 b).

Kingdom

Protozoa

Phylum

Ciliophora

Class

Gymnostomatea

Order

Pleurostomatida

Family

Litonotidae

Genus

Litonotus

Loc

Litonotus minisculus Song & Wilbert, 1989

Vďačný, Peter & Rajter, Ľubomír 2014
2014
Loc

Litonotus

Tirjakova 1997: 23
1997