Thuricola valvata (Wright, 1858)

Chatterjee, Tapas & Dovgal, Igor, 2020, A checklist of ciliate epibionts (Ciliophora) found on bryozoans, Zootaxa 4896 (4), pp. 547-559: 553

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Thuricola valvata (Wright, 1858)


Thuricola valvata (Wright, 1858)  

Report as epibiont on bryozoans: Wailes (1943) reported Thuricola valvata   as epibiont on bryozoans from Pacific coast of Canada, British Columbia ( Mccauley & Hancock 1971).

Report as epibiont on other hosts: The species is characteristic as cosmopolite ( Kahl 1935), inhabiting on algae, Bryozoa and other marine organisms. It was also reported from freshwaters of Ukraine ( Gassovsky 1960).