Suctoria


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Suc`to´ri`a


n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of Infusoria having the body armed with somewhat stiff, tubular processes which they use as suckers in obtaining their food. They are usually stalked.
2.Same as Rhizocephala.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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En general, se identificaron microorganismos bioindicadores de la calidad de agua, como algas verdes: Cladophora sericea, Brasiliensis scenedesmus, Scenedesmus acuminatus, Scenedesmus acuatus, Scenedesmus ellipsoideus, Scenedesmus ecornis, Cosmarium sp, Nitzschia palea, Nitzschia linearis, Synedra ulna, Navicula sp, Navicula cryptocephala, Nitzschia rostellata; protozoarios como: Acinetas, Suctoria, Euplotes patella, Coleps sp, Paramecium caudatum, Vorticella convalaria, Zoothamnium sp; gran poblacion de rotiferos como: Euchlanis dilatata, Philodina roseola, pero poca presencia de Anabaena sp.