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Dr. Richard Bräucker

Ciliates: Loxodes

 

Loxodes striatus

 

very flat cell (150-200 µm); predominantly ventrally ciliated; often creeps in interstices of freshwater lakes and ponds eating bacteria. Includes statocyst-like organelles, the suggested function of which is the perception of gravity ("Müller-bodies"). 

 

 

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Last update: 28.12.2003