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Coleps hirtus



caption This ciliate belongs to the prostomatid group. Coleps is a little scavengers that can eat residual tissue attached to cast off exoskeletons of arthropods, or will attack wounded organisms. Scale bar indicates 10 ┬Ám.

Collection from an aquarium. This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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