Band-form macronucleus (yellow arrow)
In vivo portrait of Enchelyodon armatus (KAHL,1926),KAHL,1930 demonstrating the band-form macronucleus. This image was taken by William Bourland. He now uses a Zeiss Axioskop 2 with Spot Insight and Spot Flex CCD cameras (Diagnostic Instruments). Image copyright: William Bourland, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Freshwater and Terrestrial Microbes of Idaho (USA) and Elsewhere
|Description of Enchelyodon armatus: Slender flask-shaped cells. length approximately 100-110 um.Apical oral bulge with long,fine rod-shaped extrusomes. Three dikinetidal dorsal brush rows, one with monokinetidal "tail".One of the three dorsal brush rows extends far posteriorly.Band-form macronucleus.Posterior terminal contractile vacuole. |