Morhological record of three soil ciliates (Ciliophora) from Korea

  • Kim, Kang-San (Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University) ;
  • Min, Gi-Sik (Department of Biological Sciences, Inha University)
  • Received : 2017.09.19
  • Accepted : 2017.11.06
  • Published : 2017.12.28


We collected three soil ciliates, Colpoda maupasi Enriquez, 1908, Tillina minima Alekperov, 1985, and Gonostomum singhii Kamra et al., 2008, in Korea. The two genera, Colpoda and Tillina, belong to the class Colpodea, and the other, Gonostomum belongs to the class Spirotrichea. We describe these species based on observations of live and protargol-impregnated specimens.


Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR), NRF


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