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A description of Apocarchesium rosettum n. gen., n. sp. and a redescription of Ophrydium eichornii Ehrenberg, 1838, two freshwater peritrichous ciliates from Japan.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18929468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This paper includes the proposal of a new genus for a new species of peritrichous ciliate, Apocarchesium rosettum n. gen., n. sp., as well as the first description by modern techniques of another peritrich, Ophrydium eichornii Ehrenberg, 1838. The genus Apocarchesium is separated from the related genus Carchesium by the appearance of the stalk and the arrangement of zooids, and diagnosed as follows: colonial vorticellid, with all zooids attached in rosette fashion to the tip of their common stalk, which is unbranched and contracts spirally; pellicle with parallel silverlines. The morphology, infraciliature, and silverline system of both species were investigated by observation in vivo and silver-staining methods.
Daode Ji; Yasushi Kusuoka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2008-10-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of protistology     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1618-0429     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Protistol.     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-22     Completed Date:  2009-02-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917383     Medline TA:  Eur J Protistol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  21-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Ocean Sciences, Yantai University, Yantai, China.
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MeSH Terms
Ciliophora / classification*,  isolation & purification,  ultrastructure
Fresh Water / parasitology*
Microscopy, Interference / methods
Oligohymenophorea / classification*
Plants / growth & development,  parasitology*
Silver Staining / methods
Species Specificity

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