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Pseudomicrothorax dubius

caption In the upper right the oral basket is visible which is the special attribute of the ciliate group called cyrtophorids. This feeding organell is specialized to catch and disaggregate filamentous cyanobacteria like Oscillatoria. Scale bar indicates 25 ┬Ám.

Sample from a pond (hegne Moor) situated in the vicinity of Lake Constance. Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Wolfgang Bettighofer, www.protisten.de.

author woelfib
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