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ACINETA (so named by C. G. Ehrenberg)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 148 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACINETA (so named by C. G. Ehrenberg), a genus of suctorial Infusoria characterized by the possession of a stalk and cup-shaped sheath or theca for the body, and endogenous 'budding. O. Biitschli has separated off the genus Metacineta (for A. mystacina), which reproduces by direct bud-fission.
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ACINACES (from the Greek)
ACINUS (Lat. for a berry)

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