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Description of Dadayiella ganymedes

A very delicate tintinnid ciliate. The 7-12 ribs, and there are sometimes additional shorter ribs between these. None of them extend below the widest part of the bowl. Occasionally the wall of the lorica at the mouth appears to have been destroyed and the ribs are seen sticking out. No marking was observed on the thin-walled pedicel, which is straight and sharply pointed. Total length 75-95 microns, diameter at mouth 29-30 microns, greatest width of bowl 28-30 microns, length of pedicel 13-17 microns.

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