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Ciliates

MICROSCOPIC CREATURES: CILIATED PROTOZOA

COMMON NAME: Ciliate, Vorticella
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Oligohymenophorea / Peritrichia
Order / Suborder:Sessilida
Family / Subfamily:Vorticellidae
Genus / Species:Vorticella
Date:09/27/2009
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
Magnification:10x objective, brightfield / darkfield
vorticellarotifer
Vorticella tethered to clump of algae from Patagonia-Sonoita Creek

COMMON NAME: Ciliate, Vorticella
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Oligohymenophorea / Peritrichia
Order / Suborder:Sessilida
Family / Subfamily:Vorticellidae
Genus / Species:Vorticella
Date:09/27/2009
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective
vorticella
Vorticella

COMMON NAME: Dileptus
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / Ciliphora
Class / Subclass:Ciliatea / Rhabdophorina (?Holotrichia)
Order / Suborder:Haptorida
Family / Subfamily:Trachelidae
Genus / Species:Dileptus sp.
Date:07/18/2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:10x objective
dileptus 03 dileptus 03
From shoreline of lake. head is at top left.

COMMON NAME: Protist, Actinopod
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / ?
Class / Subclass:.
Order / Suborder:.
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Date:2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective
actinopod 03
From rainwater ditch.

COMMON NAME: Protist, Actinopod
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / ?
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Date:07/16/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective
actinopod 01
From rainwater ditch.

COMMON NAME: Actinopod
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / Ciliophora
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Date:09/27/2009
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
Magnification:10x objective, brightfield
actinopod
Possible Actinosphaerium, from Patagonia-Sonoita Creek

COMMON NAME: Scenedesmus
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / Chlorophyta (Green Protists)
Class / Subclass:.
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Scenedesmus sp.
Date:07/16/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective
Scenedesmus 01
From rainwater ditch [info].

COMMON NAME: Zooflagellate, Peranema
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / Zoomastigina (Flagellated Protists)
Class / Subclass:.
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Peranema sp.
Date:07/16/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective
Peranema 02Peranema 01
From rainwater ditch. Peranema with diatom; two Peranemas

COMMON NAME: Ciliate, protozoan, Bursaria
Kingdom / Phylum:Protista / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Spirotrichea
Order / Suborder:Heterotrichida
Family / Subfamily:Bursariidae
Genus / Species:Bursaria sp.
Date:07/15/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:4x objective brightfield & darkfield
bursaria 01 bursaria 02
From rainwater ditch.

COMMON NAME: Protist, Stylonychia
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Ciliatea / .
Order / Suborder:. / .
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Stylonychia sp.
Date:2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:10x objective
stylonychia 02
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COMMON NAME: Protist, Stylonychia
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Ciliatea / .
Order / Suborder:. / .
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Stylonychia sp.
Date:2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:40x objective
euplotes 04
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COMMON NAME: Protist, Stylonychia
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Ciliophora
Class / Subclass:Ciliatea / .
Order / Suborder:. / .
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Stylonychia sp.
Date:07/18/2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:40x objective
unknown unknown
From shoreline of lake. ID [source]

COMMON NAME: Ciliate
Kingdom / Phylum:. / .
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Date:09/27/2009
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective, brightfield
ciliate ciliate
From Patagonia-Sonoita Creek

COMMON NAME: Ciliate
Kingdom / Phylum:. / .
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Date:09/27/2009
Location:Patagonia, Santa Cruz Co., AZ
Magnification:40x objective, brightfield
ciliate
From Patagonia-Sonoita Creek