A Single-Celled Animal Found in Fresh Water

*****************A Presentation By: Riley, Amy, Hayley, and Jacob******************


Normal Stentor

Stentor Labeled

Stentor Under Slide


Cell Type

The Stentor is a Eukaryotic cell and is unicellular.

Scientific Name

The Stentor’s scientific name is Protozoan Genus.

Cell Wall

The Stentor does not have a cell wall because it is an animal-like protist. The cell is supported by a thin, stiff-like flexible outer layer.



What do they eat?

The Stentor eats Algae, bacteria, rotifers, or whatever comes in their direction.

How do they get their food?

Stentor hunting for food



The Stentor reproduces by both sexual and asexual.



Where do they live?

The Stentor lives in freshwater. For example ponds, lakes, slow moving streams. The Stentors are free-swimmers.



What do they look like?

Regular Appearance

The Stentor are trumpet-shaped. They also have a small end flaring out to form a much larger opening at the other end.


The Stentor are oval-pear shaped while swimming.



How do they move?

The Stentor either is free swimming or attached to submerged vegetation.

Stentor, on the move!


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Extra Information:

The Stentor are members of the Phylum Ciliophora family.

The Stentor is remarkable for a fragment as small as one-hundredth the volume of an adult can grow back to a complete organism.

The Stentor is a part of the Protozoan kingdom.

The Stentor can come in green, blue, and amethyst colored species. The green is from the green algae