Ciliophora


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Related to Ciliophora: Protozoa, Sporozoa, Balantidium coli
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Noun1.Ciliophora - class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycleCiliophora - class of protozoa having cilia or hairlike appendages on part or all of the surface during some part of the life cycle
phylum Protozoa, Protozoa - in some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom; comprises flagellates; ciliates; sporozoans; amoebas; foraminifers
ciliate, ciliated protozoan, ciliophoran - a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell
Infusoria, subclass Infusoria - in some recent classifications, coextensive with the Ciliata: minute organisms found in decomposing infusions of organic matter
genus Paramecium - freshwater ciliate with an oval body and long deep oral groove
genus Tetrahymena - protozoa having four membranous ciliary organelles
genus Stentor - trumpet-shaped protozoa with a ciliated spiral feeding funnel
genus Vorticella - ciliated protozoans that have a goblet-shaped body with a retractile stalk
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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(2002) evaluating Nile tilapia from a fishery located in southeastern Brazil have observed that the parasitism by Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet, 1876 (Protozoa: Ciliophora) and Saprolegnia sp.
Three taxa (Ciliophora, Cnidaria and Platyhelminthes) and 6 groups of parasites: Piscinoodinium pillulare, Trichodina sp., Henneguya sp., Myxobolus sp., monogenoids from the family Dactylogyridae, and unidentified digenetics (metacercariae) (Figure 2).
The phylum Ciliophora is organized in 14 classes with ~8,000 described species (Gao et al., 2016).
Abundance and species composition of Tintinnina (Ciliophora) in Bahia Blanca estuary, Argentina.
The investigators also demonstrated the inhibition of chemiluminescence of host's phagocytes [Paraiichthys olivaceus) with tissue extracts of parasite Uronema marinum (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatidae) (Kwon et al., 2003).
clypeiis Cetacea Feresa atteimata Arthropoda Xenobalaims globicipitis Crocodylia Crocodylns Ochrophyta Amphora, Cymbella, Naricilla, Nitzschia, acutus Cyanobacteria Trichodesmium Ciliophora Epistylis Arthropoda Lepas anatifera, Chelonibia testiuiinaria Arthropoda Amphibalanus amphitrite, Cnidaria Actinaria Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile Crocodyhis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile moreletii Caiman crocodihis Arthropoda Amblyomma dissimile chiapasms Basibionte Epibionte I Referencia Filo Testudines Lepidochelys Annelida p-c Hernandez- olivacea Arthropoda Vazquez & Valadez- Gonzalez 1998 Chor data Rhodophyta Annelida p-c Gamez-Vivaldo et al.
The fine structure of the hypertrophont of the parasitic apostome Synophrya (Ciliophora. Apstomatida).
Bioinformatics studies have revealed TRP channels in the genomes of unicellular organisms including representatives of Choanoflagellata, Chlorophyta, Dictyostelia, Euglenozoa, Ciliophora, and Thecomonadea (Cai and Clapham, 2012; Arias-Darraz et al., 2015a; Peng et al., 2015), indicating that these channels are highly evolutionarily conserved.
Genetic heterogeneity in internal transcribed spacer genes of Balantidium coli (Litostomatea, Ciliophora).
Keywords: filter-feeding, Alveolata, alveolate, Ciliophora