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Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
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Ptygura: Flosculariidae: Flosculariaceae: Gnesiotrocha: Monogononta: Eurotatoria
Taxonomic / nomenclatural notes:
• not Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg after De Smet (1989) [Ref.14236] [=P. ctenoida Koste & Tobias]
• Type species of genus Ptygura Ehrenberg, 1832.
• As pointed out by Segers et al. (2010) [Ref.18474] "The taxonomy of the P. melicerta complex is particularly confused, especially, the status of the taxa that are presently considered as of infrasubspecific rank, and is in need of revision"
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Original Combination:
Ptygura melicerta
Original Spelling:
Ptygura Melicerta
Latest Revision:
Koste, W (1978): Rotatoria. Die Rädertiere Mitteleuropas. Ein Bestimmungswerk, begründet von Max Voigt. Überordnung Monogononta. 673, 234 pls.
Page last modified on: 03.09.2018 by C.D. Jersabek
Original description
 
Ehrenberg, C G (1832): Abhandlungen der königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (für 1831)
p.122
Ehrenberg, C G (1832): Abhandlungen der königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (für 1831)  p.122
Literature documentations
 
Ehrenberg, C G (1838): Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur.
pl.43, fig.I
Ehrenberg, C G (1838): Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur.  pl.43, fig.I
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Observation images
 
Image courtesy of ANSP (Jersabek et al. 2003) [Ref.15798]; contracted female, lateral view
 Image courtesy of ANSP (Jersabek et al. 2003) <a href='../../Reference/Index/15798' target='_blank'>[Ref.15798]</a>; contracted female, lateral view
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Banik, S;S Kar, 1995 Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy61 
Dartnall, H J G;E D Hollowday, 1985 British Antarctic Survey Scientific Reports100 
De Smet, W H, 1989 Biologisch Jaarboek (Dodonaea)56 
Donner, J, 1972 Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement44 
Ehrenberg, C G, 1832 Abhandlungen der königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (für 1831) 
Ehrenberg, C G, 1838 Die Infusionsthierchen als vollkommene Organismen. Ein Blick in das tiefere organische Leben der Natur. 
Jersabek, C D;H Segers;B J Dingmann, 2003 The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Special Publications20Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
Leutbecher, C;W Koste, 1998 Osnabrücker naturwissenschaftliche Mitteilungen24 
Nandini, S;S S S Sarma;R D Gulati, 2017 River Research and Applications33 
Sarma, S S S;M A Jimenez-Santos;S Nandini;R L Wallace, 2020 Journal of Environmental Biology41Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
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Oecistes ptygura Hudson & Gosse, 1886 junior subjective synonym
Oecistes serpentinus Gosse, 1886 junior subjective synonym
Ptygura melicerta var. socialis (Weber, 1888) junior subjective synonym of nominotypical taxon
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Ptygura melicerta var. socialis (Weber, 1888) junior subjective synonym of nominotypical taxonVarietasavailable
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  - / -27.09.1910Collection / - / Specimen preparations2048
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  - / -25.05.1909Collection / - / Specimen preparations2048
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  Algae (Gloeotrichia) / Lake, freshwater14.07.1936Collection / - / Specimen preparations2048
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  Macrophytes / Lake, freshwater (eutrophic)01.01.1900Literature / - / Published Information2052
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ANSP 1773 Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
Orig.Id.: Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
 females11 
USNM 40034 Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
Orig.Id.: Ptygura melicerta var. socialis (Weber, 1888)
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USNM 39791 Ptygura melicerta Ehrenberg, 1832
Orig.Id.: Floscularia melicerta (Ehrenberg, 1832)
 females2 
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Afrotropis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
Antarctis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
Australis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
Nearctis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
NearctisNA2 CalifornianNorth AmericaMexicoMexico City (Ciudad de Mexico), D.F.Mexico City, D.F. - n.o.s. -
NearctisNA4 AlleghanyNorth AmericaUnited States of AmericaConnecticutNew Haven Co.
Neotropis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
Orientalis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
Palaearctis- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -- n.s. -
PalaearctisP1 EuropeanEuropeUnited KingdomScotlandLanark Co.
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