Cultures of Caecitellus parvulus are available from:

ATCC: American Type Culture Collection, Manassas, VA, USA (Direct link to strain data)

So far as is known, Caecitellus parvulus is an obligate phagotroph, feeding on bacteria and small eukaryotes. Cultures are easy to rear in liquid culture with added bacteria, but have not yet been maintained axenically without food.

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