Description of Deviata rositae n. sp., a new ciliate species (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia) from Argentina.

@article{Kppers2007DescriptionOD,
  title={Description of Deviata rositae n. sp., a new ciliate species (Ciliophora, Stichotrichia) from Argentina.},
  author={Gabriela Cristina K{\"u}ppers and Estela Celia Lopretto and Mar{\'i}a Cristina Claps},
  journal={The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={
          443-7
        }
}
Soil samples were taken from a temporary pond located in Buenos Aires province, Argentina, during the dry phase in the summer of 2005. The ciliates were studied alive and after staining with protargol. Deviata rositae n. sp. measures 112-154 microm in length and 21-28 microm in width in vivo and has a vermiform body. The contractile vacuole is located in the mid-body on the left. The macronucleus is moniliform and there are 1-3 micronuclei. The oral apparatus is composed of 14-18 adoral… CONTINUE READING

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