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Paramecium genus: biodiversity, some morphological features and the key to the main morphospecies discrimination

@inproceedings{Fokin2010ParameciumGB,
  title={Paramecium genus: biodiversity, some morphological features and the key to the main morphospecies discrimination},
  author={S. Fokin},
  year={2010}
}
Summary Biodiversity of the genus Paramecium and its worldwide distribution are discussed. A simple and reliable way of species discrimination based on variation in the morphology of micronuclei and contractile vacuoles is presented. 

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