Dorsal view of infraciliature of Phascolodon vorticella (STEIN,1859).The red arrowheads mark the five right somatic kineties as they curve around the "collar to abut the preoral kinety on the ventral surface.The green arrowheads mark the dorsal brush.Collected from the margin of a slow-flowing freshwater stream in Boise,Idaho.March 2007.Stained by the silver carbonate technique (Foissner,W. Europ. J. Protistol.27:313-330;1991).Brightfield. 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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