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Vorticella

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Vorticella is a genus of protozoa, with over 16 known species. They are stalked, inverted bell-shaped ciliates, placed among the peritrichs. Each cell has a ...

The Vorticella - Microscope

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Information about the vorticella with drawings and links to color images.

Vorticella | protist | Britannica.com

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Vorticella, genus of the ciliate protozoan order Peritrichida, a bell-shaped or cylindrical organism with a conspicuous ring of cilia (hairlike processes) on the oral ...

Vorticella - MicrobeWiki

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Aug 7, 2010 ... The small subunit rRNA (SSrRNA) gene has proved crucial for distinguishing between Vorticella species. Because different species are ...

Vorticella - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life

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Description of Vorticella. As with the majority of peritrich ciliates, Vorticella has a bell-shaped body and attached to the substrate by means of a stalk. The stalk is ...

ITIS Standard Report Page: Vorticella

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Go to Print Version. Vorticella Taxonomic Serial No.: 46497. (Download Help) Vorticella TSN 46497. Taxonomy and Nomenclature. Kingdom: Protozoa.

Protozoa: Ciliates: Peritrichs. An introduction with photomicrographs.

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(See Colonial Ciliates, most of which are peritrichs). Vorticella. Vorticella, the classic peritrich, was also called the "bell animalcule" by early microscopists on ...

Mic-UK: The reproduction of vorticella

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The "vorticella" are attractive, quite abundant organisms, and as with many species, most of them cosmopolitan. They are common and easy to observe (a ...

Vorticella (Protozoan) - Nikon MicroscopyU

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This page is an index to digital videos of the protozoan Vorticella.

Vorticella - Encyclopedia of Life Sciences

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Many species of the genus Vorticella are common ciliates living in many types of aquatic habitats.

Popular Q&A
Q: How do vorticella eat?
A: Vorticella use their cilia to create a current of water (vortex) to direct food towards its mouth. Read More »
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Q: How does the vorticella reproduce?
A: The way Vorticella reproduces is asexually. They use binary fission and split in half. Read More »
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Q: What is the vorticella average size.
A: It ranges from 50 to 150 in micrometers, in length. Read More »
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Q: Where are vorticella found.
A: Vorticella's are usually found in freshwater environments. They are aquatic organisms that usually live in many clusters in the water. Read More »
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Q: What is vorticella's scientific name?
A: The Vorticella is a protist (protozoan) and belongs to the Phyllum Ciliophora. Read More »
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