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Marine Interstitial Ciliates: An illustrated key

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: Identification Guide Series (Chapman & Hall)

By: P Carey

368 pages, Illus,figs

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #13650 | ISBN: 0412406101
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NHBS Price: £305.00 $412/€344 approx

About this book

The bulk of the book is taken up by an identification guide to all species inhabiting marine sands worldwide. Diagnostic keys to 67 families, together with 179 generic descriptions are followed by keys to all 937 species considered valid. Detailed species descriptions are given, many in English for the first time, together with all essential diagrams in a total of 108 plates. An invaluable reference.


Practical methods - collection, transport, laboratory procedures; species descriptions and diagnostic keys; taxonomic scheme; diagnostic key to families; diagnostic key to genera and species - order prostomatida, pleurostomatida, karyorelictida, trichostomatida, colpodida, synhymeniida, nassulida, cyrtophorida, hymenostomatida, scuticociliatida, heterotrichida, oligotrichida, hypotrichida. Appendix: Glossary of taxonomic terms.

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