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Description of Stentor multiformis

Heterotrich ciliate, 200-500 micrometres long (usually 250 micrometres). With zoochlorellae. Cortical granules azure to sea green, appears blue or blue-green in transmitted light. Trumpet-shaped when extended; conical or clavate in contraction. Macronucleus oval. Widespread. Freshwater, marine and terrestrial. 


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