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

Fact: Euplotes often have dorsal (sensory) and ventral (movement) cilia.

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Graphic by Keeling
The hypotrichs are a group of ciliate protozoa, included among the spirotrichs. Most are oval in shape, with a rigid pellicle, and have cirri (bundles of cilia) distributed in isolated tufts on the ventral surface of the cell. Some also have dorsal cilia, which function as sensory bristles. Euplotes and Aspidisca are common genera. Like […] read more