Balanion Wulff, 1919
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Wulff, A. (1919). Ueber das Kleinplankton der Barentssee. Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen in Kiel 13(Heft 1): 95-125, 3 figs, 4 pls.
Taxonomic status: uncertain, requiring further investigation.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Jakobsen, H.H. & Montagnes, D.J.S. (1999). A redescription of Balanion comatum Wulff, 1919 (Prorodontida, Ciliophora), with notes on its cultivation and behavior. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 46: 198-203.
Currently referred to Prorodontida, Ciliophora (Jakobsen & Montagnes 1999). Retained here for reference. - (4 Feb 2011) - M.D. Guiry
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Created: 16 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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