is a dorsoventrally flattened organism placed in the Spirotrichea, with prominent ventral cirri and less conspicuous dorsal bristle cilia in the Order Hypotrichida
This was due to the occurrence of species of Hymenostomatida, Heterotrichida, Hypotrichida and Peritrichida only in this portion of the water column, once these orders are greatly made up by littoral and benthic species (BERGER; FOISSNER, 2003).
31 Urocentrum turbo X (Muller, 1786) Hypotrichida sp.
Stein, 1859 Suborden Sporadotrichina Faure-Fremiet, 1961 Familia Aspidiscidae Ehrenberg, 1838
This ciliate's amplified SSU rDNA was identical to published sequences for three different ciliates: Hypotrichida