Hymenostomatida

Hymenostomatida

[¦hī·mə·nō·stō′mad·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of ciliated protozoans in the subclass Holotrichia having fairly uniform ciliation and a definite buccal ciliature.
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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).
28 Stentor roeselii X (Ehrenberg, 1835) Hymenostomatida sp.
Orden Hymenostomatida Delage y Herovard, 1896 Suborden Tetrahymenina Faure-Fremiet, 1956 Familia Glaucomidae Corliss, 1971