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Stentor (Ciliated protist)

 

Stentor amethystinum with a Gonyostomum (Raphidiophyte) clogging its oral groove.

 

 

As above, slightly different focal plane

 

 

Cilia on apical end of Stentor amethystinum

 

 

Posterior tail of Stentor amethystinum. Both cilia and dense concentration of Zoochlorella are evident.

 

 

Stentor amethystinum highly pigmented

 

 

Stentor amethystinum packed with small green cells (Zoochlorella?), most evident near "tail". Dominant plankter in "No Bottom Bog" (a.k.a. "Smith Well Bog), Dover, NH USA

 

 

Stentor amethystinum with no curl in its "tail"

 

 

Stentor sp.
Photograph posted online

 

 

Stentor sp.
Photograph posted online

 

 

Stentor sp. with multinuclei evident ('string of pearls')

 

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