How does a Stentor get its energy?
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Keeping this in view, how does a Stentor move?
Movement A stentor moves by beating the cilia that cover its body. Feeding A stentor waves the cilia around its mouth and sweeps in food.
One may also ask, what Kingdom is a Stentor in?
In this way, how does a Stentor digest food?
These cilia are used to create a current of water from which it sweeps food. Every little while, the stentor will close up the cilia crown and contact, bringing the food within its cell structure. For digestion, the cell wall envelops the food, and separates to form a round bubble like "vacuole" within the cell.
Does Stentor cause disease?
Its both sad and wonderful that Stentor is understudied. Sad because there is so much to be learned by looking at organisms distantly related to us, but because these don't cause disease in humans or food crops there is very little grant money to study them.