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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vorticella

Introduction[edit]. Vorticella is a genus of ciliates that has a stalk for attachment containing contractile myonemes, which pull the cell body against substrates.

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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 ...

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

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

microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Vorticella

Aug 7, 2010 ... Vorticella spp. Dennis Kunkel Microscopy Inc. A Vorticella. Numbered ticks are 20 µM apart. Photograph by Bob Blaylock. A bunch of Vorticella.

www.britannica.com/science/Vorticella

May 24, 2011 ... Vorticella: genus of the ciliate protozoan order Peritrichida, a bell-shaped or cylindrical organism with a conspicuous ring of cilia (hairlike ...

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

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

www.projectnoah.org/spottings/23863011

May 17, 2013 ... Vorticella is a unicellular ciliated aquatic protist. Newly budded cells are free swimming, but in older organisms, the long stalk is usually ...

www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/artjun03/wdvorticella.html

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

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).