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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vorticella

Vorticella is a genus of bell-shaped ciliates that have stalks to attach themselves to substrates. The stalks have contractile myonemes, allowing them to pull the ...

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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 contractile, there is an ...

microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Vorticella

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

www.britannica.com/science/Vorticella

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 ...

www.microscope-microscope.org/applications/pond-critters/protozoans/ciliphora/vorticella.htm

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

www.els.net/WileyCDA/ElsArticle/refId-a0001975.html

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

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Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0). Acquired: 1996. Notes: Reference for: Vorticella. Publication(s):. Author(s)/Editor(s):. Publication Date:.

www.micrographia.com/specbiol/protis/cili/peri0100.htm

Vorticella. Vorticella, the classic peritrich, was also called the "bell animalcule" by early microscopists on account of its shape when fully extended (see diagram).

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Vorticella&v=YHb2JaujIPo
Oct 23, 2006 ... This clip shows the development and movement of food vacuoles very clearly.