Parafavella gigantea (Brandt, 1896)

An empty lorica


Life-form: Solitary

Size: Length 200-750 µm, oral diameter 47-87 µm

Resting spore:

Note: Species complex (?)

Distinctive features:

Similar species:


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

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

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Last modified on 15 September, 2006

Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute

Department of Marine Ecology, Göteborg University, Sweden