Taxonomy
Kingdom
Protozoa
Phylum
Ciliophora
Subphylum
Intramacronucleata
Class
Spirotrichea
Subclass
Choreotrichia
Order
Tintinnida
Family
Xystonellidae
Genus
Xystonella
Species
minuscula
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Habitat-Biology
  • coastal surface and epipelagic
  • planktonic