Ellobiocystis catenatus

Super Group: 
Alveolata
Class: 
Ellobiopsea
Order: 
Ellobiopsida
Family: 
Ellobiopsidae
Genus: 
Ellobiocystis
Species: 
catenatus
Authority: 
Coutière 1911

Diagnosis

Diagnosis_genus: Ellobiocystis Coutière 1911. Ectocommensal of pelagic crustaceans (saprophytic), generally localised in the mouth piece of the host. Parasite ovoid to cylindro-conical, sometime articulated and pedunculated.
Diagnosis_Species: Ellobiocystis filicollis Coutière 1911. Fixed to the host, without penetration. Composed by 2-3 elongated articles separed by narrow isthmes.
Body_trophont_length: 600 µm.
 

Type species

The type species for this genus is E. caridarum.

Type illustration / Type locality / Type specimen

Type host: Acanthephyra purpurea.
Type locality: St. 2994 Princesse-Alice expedition.

Ecology

Substrate: epizoic
Sociability_adults: gregarious
Salinity: marine

Feeding behaviour

Parasitism
Saprophyte

Observation site(s)

HOSTS

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Acanthephyra purpurea Station 2994
Coutière (1911) Les Ellobiopsidae des crevettes bathypélagiques. Bulletin Scientifique de la France et la Belgique XLV:186-206.

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