Protozoans

Herdendorf at aol.com Herdendorf at aol.com
Thu Feb 10 09:34:08 EST 2000


Dear Protistologists:


We are compiling a list of protozoan species for Old Woman Creek National 

Estuarine Research Reserve for NOAA/Ohio DNR.  We have been unable to locate 

the authors of the  following seven protozoans would you be able to assist in 

providing the names and dates of the original describers? 



ORDER CHRYSOMONADIDA (Phytomastigophorans)

Family Chromulinidae

.Chromulina nana   [possibly Butcher]



ORDER VOLVOCIDA

Family Chlamydomonadidae

.Chlorogonium hyalinum 



ORDER AMOEBIDA (Sarcodinans)

Family Thecamoebidae

.Striamoeba quadrilinea    [possibly Filipjev, 1918]



ORDER CENTROHELIDA (Heliozoans)

Family Acanthocystidae

.Acanthocystis mira



ORDER NASSULIDA (Ciliophorans)

Family Nassulidae

.Chilodontopsis opsis 


ORDER CYRTOPHORIDA

Family Dysteriidae

.Trochilia pusillum 



ORDER CYRTOPHORIDA

Family Chilodonellidae

.Chilodonella acuta 


Sincerely,

Charles E. Herdendorf

Professor Emeritus of Zoology

The Ohio State University


(419) 433-3266

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