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RogelioMoreno
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I need your help to identify the following specimen:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uh7nyKUYBy0

Rogelio

Bruce Taylor
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Post by Bruce Taylor »

Very odd. It looks like a Spirotrich with two ovoid macronuclei, but I don't know of a genus with such a shape.

It could be a deformed individual (perhaps the product of a botched conjugation or division).

RogelioMoreno
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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Bruce,

Thank you very much.

Rogelio

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