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Title: Cilate
Description: A cilate (125 x 75 Micrometre) with (right) its ribbed funnel-like feeding organ (cytopharyngeal basket), through which several diatoms have entered its body and now are in various stages of digestion.
Photographer: Hilda Canter-Lund
Curator: Freshwater Biological Association
Copyright Holder: Freshwater Biological Association
Publisher: Freshwater Biological Association
Note (original item): Record creation date:2008-11-10 15:52:00
Subject Keywords: Predation; Diatoms; Phase-contrast; cytopharyngeal basket
Taxonomic Keywords: Cilate

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