Podophrya fixa does not attack to vorticella

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Podophrya fixa does not attack to vorticella

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In this video we see Podophrya, a spherical ciliated with several 'tentacles' finished in small spheres, a vacuole, a nucleus and a peduncle that is attached to detritus.
Curiously in this video we observe that vorticella it seems to be immune to this vampire.
Oblique Light and phase contrast. Objective 40X
link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knQi8RmQ9hY
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carlos - uruguay

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