Ophryodendron pedicellatum Hincks, 1873

Chatterjee, Tapas, Dovgal, Igor & Fernandez-Leborans, Gregorio, 2021, A checklist of ciliates (Ciliophora) inhabiting on cnidarians, Zootaxa 5039 (2), pp. 151-178 : 160

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5039.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C2B00051-A562-4FCA-83D5-DE284D0D90CE

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C6B37F-FFE2-C83A-FF5B-FB56FB63B19C

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scientific name

Ophryodendron pedicellatum Hincks, 1873
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Ophryodendron pedicellatum Hincks, 1873

Record as epibiont on cnidarians: The O. pedicellatum was described by Hincks (1873) as epibiont on hydroid Kirchenpaueria pinnata (Linnaeus, 1758) collected in Dredged off the Capstone, Ilfracombe, Wales, UK. This organism was also reported to grow on hydroid Plumularia setacea (Linnaeus, 1758) from Messina, Italy ( Kahl 1934).

Record as epibiont on other hosts: The species was found attached on the copepod Ameira sp. from Bay of Piran (Gulf of Trieste, North Adriatic), Slovenian coastal waters ( Fernandez-Leborans et al. 2012).