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Morphological redescription of two endocommensal ciliates, Entorhipidium fukuii Uyemura, 1934 and Madsenia indomita (Madsen, 1931) Kahl, 1934 from digestive tracts of sea urchins of the Yellow Sea, China (Ciliophora; Scuticociliatida).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17276046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Definitions of the genera Entorhipidium and Madsenia have been updated on the basis of the results of studies on the living morphology and infraciliature of the endocommensal ciliates, Entorhipidium fukuii Uyemura, 1934 and Madsenia indomita (Madsen, 1931) Kahl, 1934, isolated from digestive tracts of the sea urchin, Hemicentrotus pulcherrimus. Entorhipidium are flattened marine endocommensal scuticociliates with a sigmoid body shape and conspicuous tail; the buccal cavity is in the anterior half of the cell and the buccal ciliature has a Uronema-like pattern; the somatic kineties form both apical and post-oral sutures. Because of this new definition, a new combination is suggested: Entorhipidium caudatum (Poljansky, 1951) nov. comb. (basionym: Cryptochilidium caudatum Poljansky, 1951). Madsenia are flattened, slender-bodied endocommensal scuticociliates, having a buccal cavity in the anterior half of the cell with M1 and M2 fused into a single structure and both M3 and the paroral membrane short; the somatic kineties form an anterior suture; no caudal bristle was observed.
Authors:
Hongan Long; Weibo Song; Yangang Wang; Jiqiu Li
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2007-02-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of protistology     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0932-4739     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Protistol.     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-04     Completed Date:  2007-10-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917383     Medline TA:  Eur J Protistol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-14     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratory of Protozoology, KLM, Ocean University of China, 266003, Qingdao, P.R. China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
China
Ciliophora / classification*,  cytology*,  isolation & purification
Gastrointestinal Tract / parasitology*
Oceans and Seas
Sea Urchins / parasitology*

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