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Dr. Richard Bräucker

Ciliates: Bursaria

 

Bursaria truncatella

 

flattened, very large cell (300-1700 µm !); rapid swimmer; large adoral zone; predates on Paramecium and other protozoa, encysts on starvation.

Graphic after Schmähl, 1926

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Last update: 28.12.2003