Tracheloraphis sp.   GalleryCollageGlossaryMicroscopesBooksLinksAbout 

 • Taxonomy (ITIS)

   Kingdom    Protozoa
      Phylum    Ciliophora
         Class    Ciliatea
            Subclass    Holotrichia
               Order    Gymnostomatida
                  Family    Trachelocercidae
                     Genus    Tracheloraphis

 • Taxonomy (NCBI)
   Superkingdom    Eukaryota
      No rank    Alveolata
         No rank    Ciliophora
            Class    Karyorelictea
               Order    Protostomatida
                  Family    Trachelocercidae
                     Genus    Tracheloraphis

 • Length: 1500 mm

 • Description:

    Tracheloraphis is a very long, marine ciliate. Body is very contractile. The body is wider at the anterior end (mouth). It lives in bottom sediments.

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