Amphileptus parafusidens 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: 506

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scientific name

Amphileptus parafusidens Song & Wilbert, 1989
status

 

Amphileptus parafusidens Song & Wilbert, 1989  

Amphileptus   parafusidens— Tirjaková 1992 a: 76.

Main morphological characters (according to Song & Wilbert 1989). Length 40–90 µm in vivo. Body narrowly to very narrowly drop-like, anterior end distinctly curved dorsally, posterior end narrowly rounded. Two macronuclear nodules with a single micronucleus in between. Contractile vacuole ventral and subterminal. Extrusomes ellipsoidal to broadly fusiform, about 2 µm long, few attached to anterior body end and several scattered in cytoplasm of anterior body half. Somatic ciliary pattern Amphileptus   -like; 8–15 right and about 4–5 left kineties.

Distribution. Amphileptus parafusidens   was found in a channel passing across the castle’s park in Rusovce near the town of Bratislava ( Tirjaková 1992 a).

Notes. For further details on taxonomy and synonymy, see Issue 1 in ‘Notes and discussion on the checklist’.

Kingdom

Protozoa

Phylum

Ciliophora

Class

Gymnostomatea

Order

Pleurostomatida

Family

Amphileptidae

Genus

Amphileptus

Loc

Amphileptus parafusidens Song & Wilbert, 1989

Vďačný, Peter & Rajter, Ľubomír 2014
2014
Loc

Amphileptus

Tirjakova 1992: 76
1992