Topic: Coleps hirtus -freshwater/marine ciliate
Please can you add the following freshwater/marine ciliate:
Coleps hirtus (O.F. Müller, 1786) Nitzsch, 1827.
Recorded in the Outer Hebrides (South Uist) on 29/9/21 - freshwater sample.
WORMS taxonomic citation: Xu, K.; Agatha, S. & Dolan, J. (2021). World Ciliophora Database. Coleps hirtus (O.F. Müller, 1786) Nitzsch, 1827. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php? … ;id=417409 on 2021-10-11
The only UK recorda I can find are:
Calabuig I (2016). Priest Pot species list, Cumbria, Britain. Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/lih6qc accessed via GBIF.org on 2021-10-11. https://www.gbif.org/occurrence/42713645
Marjorie G. Webb (1961).The Effects of Thermal Stratification on the Distribution of Benthic Protozoa in Esthwaite Water. Journal of Animal Ecology. Vol. 30, 1: 137-151.
I suspect that there are other records buried in the literature.