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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. All members […] read more