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Description of Rhabdonella brandtiTintinnid ciliate, lorica length 158-198 microns, usually 170-190 microns, of which the pedicel forms from a quarter to a little less than half, external diameter at mouth 60-69 microns, about 28-35 ribs, fenestrae numerous. The ribs usually run vertically, but occasionally show a slight left-handed spiral on the foot of the bowl. The oral flare is little marked. The fenestrae are numerous and distinct.