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 ...
Information about the vorticella with drawings and links to color images.
Vorticella, genus of the ciliate protozoan order Peritrichida, a bell-shaped or
cylindrical organism with a conspicuous ring of cilia (hairlike processes) on the
Aug 7, 2010 ... The small subunit rRNA (SSrRNA) gene has proved crucial for distinguishing
between Vorticella species. Because different species are ...
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 ...
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Vorticella TSN 46497. Taxonomy and Nomenclature. Kingdom: Protozoa.
(See Colonial Ciliates, most of which are peritrichs). Vorticella. Vorticella, the
classic peritrich, was also called the "bell animalcule" by early microscopists on ...
The "vorticella" are attractive, quite abundant organisms, and as with many
species, most of them cosmopolitan. They are common and easy to observe (a ...
This page is an index to digital videos of the protozoan Vorticella.
Many species of the genus Vorticella are common ciliates living in many types of