Peritrichida


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Peritrichida

[‚per·ə′trik·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
The single order of the protozoan subclass Peritrichia.
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Two trichodinids of Paratrichodina (Ciliophora, Peritrichida, Trichodinidae) infecting gills of Ietalurus punetaus from Chongqing, China.
The species registered belong to 11 orders, being Prostomatida the most specious (7 species), followed by Gymnostomatida, Oligotrichida, Peritrichida (with 5 species each), and Scuticociliatida (4 species).
Subclase Peritrichia Calskins, 1933 Orden Peritrichida Stein, 1859 Suborden Sessilina Kahl, 1933 Familia Vorticellidae Ehrenberg, 1838