This image is based on a drawing provided by Guy Brugerolle. Image copyright: Guy Brugerolle, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
download as pdf file
download large file
From the collection
Drawings by Guy Brugerolle
|Description of Notila: Notila is very close to Saccinobaculus, it has 4 flagella adhering to the cell body in their proximal portion and a ribbon-like contractile axostyle; differs by its axostyle which is not protruding and has no terminal sheath and contains many granules; in the gut of Cryptocercus punctulatus and reproduces by asexual mitosis between the moult of the host. Sexual processes including the sequence: gametogenesis, first fertilization, meiosis, second fertilization is correlated with the host moulting. |