Scanning EM showing the ventral groove and the two long anterior flagella. This image was taken by Guy Brugerolle. Image copyright: Guy Brugerolle, used under license.
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|Description of Diphylleia rotans: Swimming flagellate, about 23 microns with two long apical and equal flagella inserting near the anterior end at the top of a ventral groove formed by the curving lateral margins of the cell. Phagotrophic. |