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Play: Nassula has a MOVE of 1, and is considered a HETEROTROPH
Fact: Nassula possesses a basket like feeding apparatus which looks like a group of straight lines.
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Nassula is a genus of unicellular ciliate protists, belonging to the class Nassophorea. Like other members of the class, Nassula possesses a basket-like feeding apparatus (nasse, or cyrtos) made up of cytopharyngeal rods (nematodesmata), which are themselves composed of closely packed microtubules. Nassula use this structure to ingest filamentous cyanobacteria, drawing individual strands of blue-green […] read more