Infraciliature; anterodorsal view
Anterodorsal view of infraciliature of Phascolodon vorticella (STEIN,1859). The cell has ruptured during fixation and silver impregnation. The blue arrowhead marks the densely staining nemartodesmata of the cytopharyngeal basket. The pink and red arrowheads mark the long and short circumoral kineties respectively. The yellow arrowhead marks the preoral kinety. the red asterisk marks a break in two of the righ somatic kineties due to preparation artifact. the green arrow head marks the dorsal brush and the light blue arrowheads mark ingested diatoms.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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