Small ciliate, anterior region of cell is to the right. With a small number of kineties, and with cilia sparsely distributed. We are uncertain of the identity of this cell. Phase contrast micrograph.
Image by B. L. Dicks and D. J. Patterson Image copyright: D. J. Patterson, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Microbes of Mono Lake
|Description of Enchelydium: Enchelyid haptorid ciliates, with 3 kineties of clavate cilia; oral region flat, but typically swollen in doughnut-like fashion around cytostome. |