Zoothamnium sp. ciliates, light micrograph

Zoothamnium sp. ciliates, light micrograph

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Caption: Light micrograph of a branching colony of Zoothamnium sp., a freshwater, ciliate protozoan of the order Peritricha. The colony is sessile and contains many single-celled individuals, each with a bell-shaped 'head' and a retractable stalk which anchors it to its neighbours. In species of this genus all of the stalk muscles are bound together and the stalks are contracted in unison. Magnification unknown.

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Keywords: animal, ciliate, invertebrate, invertebrates, nature, peritricha, protozoa, protozoan, wildlife, zoology, zoothamnium sp.

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