Caption: Light micrography of the ciliate protozoa Didinium nasutum, having formed cysts. This ciliate is known to become inanimate and form a cyst when the supply of its Paramecium prey is depleted. The larger sphere-shaped cyst is approximately 50 microns across. Recorded under Nomarski DIC illumination.

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Didinium nasutum protozoa cysts

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