GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GERD GUENTHER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Light micrograph of Thuricola folliculata, a peritriche ciliate, showing two individuals in one lorica. This sessile peritriche ciliates builds chitinous lorica with flap valve. The species houses symbiotic green algae, genus Chlorella. Microscopic contrast method: Differential interference contrast. Magnification 220x when printed at 10 centimetres width.
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