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Dr. Richard Bräucker

Ciliates: Tetrahymena

Tetrahymena pyriformis

 

pear-shaped (30-80 µm); fully ciliated like Paramecium; swims in rich freshwater environments; eats organic molecules (pinocytosis) or bacteria.

 

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Last update: 28.12.2003