Ciliophora phyla
Scale 2 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 2
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Play: Blepharisma has a MOVE of 1, and is considered an HETEROTROPH

Fact: Cilates are characterized by the presence of hair like organelles called cilia.

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Blepharisma is a genus of unicellular ciliate protists found in fresh and salt water. The group includes about 40 accepted species, and many sub-varieties and strains. While species vary considerably in size and shape, most are easily identified by their red or pinkish color, which is caused by granules of the pigment Blepharismin.[1] All members […] read more