Heterotrichida

Heterotrichida

[‚hed·ə·rō′trik·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large order of large ciliates in the protozoan subclass Spirotrichia; buccal ciliature is well developed and some species are pigmented.
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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).
In the dry season, although higher density and biomass had been verified for species of the orders Heterotrichida and Peritrichia, mostly comprised of benthic species, other species with great values of these attributes in the present study, Pelagovorticella mayeri, Tintinnidium sp.
Clase Polymenophorea Jankowski, 1967 Subclase Spirotrichia Butschli, 1889 Orden Heterotrichida Stein, 1859 Suborden Heterotrichina Stein, 1859 Familia Stentoridae Carus, 1863
Taxonomische und okologische Revision der Ciliaten des Saprobiensystems - Band II: Peritrichia, Heterotrichida, Odontostomatida.