Strain number NIES-4233  
Phylum Cercozoa  
Class Thecofilosea  
Scientific name Ventrifissura oblonga Shiratori & Ishida  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Tokyo Bay, Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan (2011-07-30)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.6281 / 139.7713 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Shiratori, Takashi; Ishida, Ken-ichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Shiratori, Takashi (2011-08-07)  
Identified by Shiratori, Takashi  
State of strain Subculture; Mixed (Entomoneis sp. NIES-4115 as food); Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  4-5 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC375249 )  
Cell size (min - max) 17 - 34 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Heterotrophic ; Phagotrophic ; Authentic strain (Shiratori et al. 2020)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SRT122  
Shiratori, T., Akinori, Y., Ishida, K-I. 2020 Morphology, ultrastructure, and phylogeny of two novel species of Ventrifissura (V. oblonga n. sp. and V. velata n. sp., Thecofilosea, Cercozoa). Protist, 171, 125731 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4233 
PubMed: 32464531
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2020.125731

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