Amphileptus rotundus ( Kahl, 1926 ) Foissner, 1988, (Kahl, 1926) Foissner, 1988

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: 508

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Amphileptus rotundus ( Kahl, 1926 ) Foissner, 1988
status

 

Amphileptus rotundus ( Kahl, 1926) Foissner, 1988  

Amphileptus   rotundus— Tirjaková 1993: 133.

Main morphological characters (according to Kahl 1931). Length 160–200 µm in vivo. Body drop-like, posteriorly broadly rounded. Two macronuclear nodules with a single micronucleus in between. Contractile vacuole ventral and subterminal, with a long anterior collecting canal. Extrusomes rod-like, scattered in cytoplasm and possibly also attached to oral bulge. Somatic ciliary pattern Amphileptus   -like; about 15–16 right kineties.

Distribution. This species was reported from the periphyton and benthos of the Turiec River ( Tirjaková 1993).

Kingdom

Protozoa

Phylum

Ciliophora

Class

Gymnostomatea

Order

Pleurostomatida

Family

Amphileptidae

Genus

Amphileptus

Loc

Amphileptus rotundus ( Kahl, 1926 ) Foissner, 1988

Vďačný, Peter & Rajter, Ľubomír 2014
2014
Loc

Amphileptus

Tirjakova 1993: 133
1993