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Epistylis anastatica

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Epistylis anastatica is a peritrich ciliate that is attached with a stalk to animals. Here, the ciliates stick to the backside of a planktonic copepod (see also pictures below for more details). The ciliates can form large colonies including many individuals. This duet was found in lake Mondsee (Austria).    

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