Coleps sp.



Coleps are ciliates, which are living in freshwater. Their barrel-shaped form with calcareous (CaCO3) plates tends to make them uncomplicated to recognize. See at 00:37!
The cellular complexity of this sort of unicellular organisms is usually underestimated, see EM-photographs here: http://www5.pbrc.hawaii.edu/allen/ch11/


Post time: Oct-09-2016