Ellobiopsidae-what is it?

Ben Waggoner bmw at UCLINK2.BERKELEY.EDU
Thu Oct 19 22:12:56 CDT 1995

> Initial posting...
> [snip]...a taxon called Ellobiopsidae. I don't know what this is....]
> On Thu, 19 Oct 1995, Ben Waggoner wrote:
>  [....the Ellobiopsida is a group of protists of rather uncertain
> systematic position...]
> Ben, according to Lee et al. (1985) the ?epibionts on fish and mussel
> gills are members of the family Ellobiophryidae - is this the one
> you're thinking of? ...solitary, stalkless protists...
That's what I had in mind -- and I had thought that, in Margulis et
al. (1991), the group was raised to a phylum of uncertain taxonomic
position and called the Ellobiopsida. The library here just closed for
the night, so I'll check on that tomorrow morning.


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