Ciliophora


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Ciliophora

 [sil″e-of´o-rah]
a subphylum of Protozoa, including two major groups, the ciliates and suctorians, and distinguished from the other subphyla by the presence of cilia at some stage in the existence of the member organisms.

Ci·li·oph·o·ra

(sil'ē-of'ō-ră),
A phylum of protozoa that includes the abundant free-living ciliates and the sessile suctorians; formerly classified as a subphylum of the phylum Protozoa.Synonym(s): ciliates, Ciliata
Synonym(s): Ciliata
[cilio- + G. phoros, bearing]

Ciliophora

a very large subphylum of PROTOZOANS, including the Ciliata and Suctoria, that at some time during the life cycle possess cilia (see CILIUM and usually a micro- and meganucleus.
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Trichodina magna Van As and Basson, 1989 (Ciliophora: Peritrichia) from cultured Nile tilapia in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
Protistas ciliados (Protista, Ciliophora) encontrados no corrego Sao Pedro (bacia do rio Paraibuna), municipio de Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais: taxonomia, morfologia, biomonitoramento e relacoes epibioticas.
Walker et al., 2006) (=Mastigamoeba invertens (Klebs, 1893)) Class Tubulinea 4 Arcella vulgaris P Bt (Ehrenberg, 1830) 5 Centropyxis aculeate P Bt (Ehrenberg) (Stein, 1857) 6 Dactylosphaerium P Bt polypodium (Ehrenberg) 7 Euglypha ciliate P Bt (Ehrenberg) (Leidy, 1879) 8 Saccamoeba limax P Bt (Page, 1969) Phylum-group Alveolata; Phylum Ciliophora Subphylum Ciliata Class Kinetophragminophora 9 Amphileptus anser Pr Pl, Bt (Ehrenberg, 1838) 10 A.
The SCs form also in Eimeria tenella (Apicomplexa) [49] but not in its distant relative Tetrahymena thermophila (Ciliophora), while residual SC-like structures are observed in the protist Stylonychia [50].
(1) Chilodontinae Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca) is homonymous with Chilodontidae Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora) and Chilodontinae Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces).
(2003): <<Micro- and Meiozoobenthos with focus on Ciliates (Ciliophora) of the Gidra River basin>>, Acta Zoologica Universitatis Comenianae, vol.
Trichodinidae and other ciliophorans (Phylum Ciliophora In: Woo, P.T.K., editor.
Miamiensis avidus (EU83 1213, Eukaryota; Alveolata; Ciliophora; Intramacronucleata; Oligohymenophorea; Scuticociliatia; Philasterida; Philasteridae; Miamiensis) was used as the outgroup.
(Ciliophora: Peritricha) sobre tres especies de diatomeas, en la Bahia de Mazatlan, Mexico.
* Ciliophora contain the ciliates, which are free-living protozoal forms.
Effects of a medicated food containing malachite green on Ichthyophthirius multifiliis Fouquet 1876 (Hymenostomatida, Ciliophora) in an ornamental fish.
Pertenece al subphylum Ciliophora, subclase Vestibuliferia, orden Trichostomatida, familia Balantidiidae (2, 3).