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Tintinnida

[tin′tin·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of ciliated protozoans in the subclass Spirotrichia whose members are conical or trumpet-shaped pelagic forms bearing shells.
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In this study we used a lorica based classification and organized 109 tintinnid morpho-species from previously published works and we aimed to provide for the first time a reliable check-list of the region following the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature rules.
Lethal effect of the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama upon the tintinnid ciliate Favella taraikaensis.
The biology and ecology of tintinnid ciliates; models for marine plankton.
During the summer, in surface waters, diatoms survive in association with tintinnid ciliates.
The most important studies focused on broad phylogenetic description of eukaryotic picoplankton diversity, diatom and dinoflagellate, tintinnid ciliate, and siphonophore diversity, with especially detailed and enlightening studies of tintinnids and siphonophores (Dolan et al.
In the recent studies, 64% of the recorded tintinnid species are neritic and of the neritic genera, Tintinnopsis has been represented by the greatest number of species (Pierce et al.
Lethal effects of the dinoflagellate Heterocapsa circularisquama upon the tintinnid ciliate Favella taraikaensis.
The red tide dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense: effects on behaviour of and growth of a tintinnid ciliate.
Significance of tintinnid grazing during blooms of Phaeocystis pouchetii (Haptophyceae) in Dutch coastal waters.
A larva with 15 segments had ingested a tintinnid 80 [micro]m in diameter and a diatom 35 [micro]m in diameter and 260 [micro]m long (Hermans, 1964).