Thigmotrichida

Thigmotrichida

[¦thig·mō′trik·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of ciliated protozoans in the subclass Holotrichia.
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Stegotricha-like ciliates (Thigmotrichida, Ancistroeomidae) were present in the stomachs of O.
Stegotricha-like ciliates (Thigmotrichida, Ancistrocomidae) were present in the stomachs of two specimens of O.
(Ciliata, Holotricha, Thigmotrichida) living on the gill epithelium of Dreissena polymorpha Pall., 1754.