Parafavella denticulata (Ehrenberg, 1840)

Loricae (DIC&SEM)


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Length 120-327 µm, oral diameter 38-62 µm

Resting spore: +

Note: Species complex (?)

Distinctive features:

Similar species:


Hedin, H.1974. Tintinnids on the Swedish west coast. Zoon. 2: 123-133.

Hedin, H. 1976. Examination of the tintinnid ciliate Parafavella denticulata (Ehrenberg) by scanning electron microscopy and the bodian protargol technique. Acta zool. (Stockh.). 57: 113-118.

Marshall, S. M. 1969. Protozoa, Tintinnida, zooplankton sheet 123. Conseil International pour l'exploration de la mer.

Reid, P. C. & John, A.W.G. 1978. Tintinnid cysts. J. mar. biol. Ass. U. K. 58: 551-557.

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