Oxytricha ciliate protozoan, SEM

Oxytricha ciliate protozoan, SEM

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Credit: STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Oxytricha sp. ciliate protozoan, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Oxytricha is a tiny single-celled aquatic organism. It feeds on bacteria and decaying organic matter, which it filters through membranelles in its primitive mouth, known as a buccal cavity (lower left). The membranelles, rows of fused cilia (short microscopic hairs), are also used for locomotion. Magnification: x800 when printed at 10 centimetres tall.

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