IUCN threat status:

Not evaluated

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Description of Protoheterotrichida

Karyorelict ciliates, holotrichous; cytostomal area ventral with elaborate oral ciliature, which may include a series of transverse monokinetid rows; body highly contractile; often pigmented, appearing black in transmitted microscopic light; in marine or brackish coastal sands, gravels

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 3.0 (CC BY-NC 3.0)

biopedia

Source: BioPedia

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!