Pseudovorticella patellina (Müller, 1776)

Chatterjee, Tapas, Dovgal, Igor & Fernandez-Leborans, Gregorio, 2021, A checklist of ciliates (Ciliophora) inhabiting on cnidarians, Zootaxa 5039 (2), pp. 151-178: 168

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Pseudovorticella patellina (Müller, 1776)


Pseudovorticella patellina (Müller, 1776)  

Report as epibiont on cnidarians: The species was epibiont on Gonothyraea loveni (Allman, 1859)   (named as Laomedea loveni   ) from Kiel Bay, the North Sea ( Precht 1935).

Record as epibiont on other hosts: The widely distributed species recently was found on body surface of larvae of the cultured shrimp, Penaeus chinensis (Osbeck, 1765)   , collected from a shrimp-breeding pond off the coast of Haiyang near Qingdao, China ( Song & Warren 2000).