Oligotrichida

Oligotrichida

[¦äl·ə·gō′trik·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A minor order of the Spirotrichia; the body is round in cross section, and the adoral zone of membranelles is often highly developed at the oral end of the organism.
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In 2001 the ciliate community in the surface water of Lake Poppalijarvi was dominated by Oligotrichida (Pelagostrombidium sp.