WoRMS taxon details

Stegotricha Bower & Meyer, 1993

134832  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134832)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Bower, S. M.; Meyer, G. R. (1993). Stegotricha enterikos gen.nov., sp.nov. (class Phyllopharyngea, order Rhynchodida), a parasitic ciliate in the digestive gland of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas), and its distribution in British Columbia. <em>Canadian Journal of Zoology.</em> 71(10): 2005-2017., available online at https://doi.org/10.1139/z93-285 [details]   
Warren, A. (2019). World Ciliophora Database. Stegotricha Bower & Meyer, 1993. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134832 on 2019-11-19
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2009-11-16 12:53:55Z
checked

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original description Bower, S. M.; Meyer, G. R. (1993). Stegotricha enterikos gen.nov., sp.nov. (class Phyllopharyngea, order Rhynchodida), a parasitic ciliate in the digestive gland of Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas), and its distribution in British Columbia. <em>Canadian Journal of Zoology.</em> 71(10): 2005-2017., available online at https://doi.org/10.1139/z93-285 [details]   

basis of record Jankowski, A.W. (2001). Ciliates - Rhynchodida, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 44-47 (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Identification Stegotricha sp.
Second distinct species of Stegotricha, widespread in European oysters, was determined as Ancistrocoma sp. or A. pelseneeri in digestive glands of Ostrea edulis (1027, 103l, 1066) and O. angulata (1064). Needs urgent restudy. [details]