Dicranophorus rotifer

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Dicranophorus rotifer

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EDIT: title changed, was "What am I?"

Part of something, in situ.
with 60x obj, 1.25x intermediate lens, 2.5x relay lens DIC
Full frame on a 23.6 mm wide sensor.
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Post by Ernst Hippe »

A rotifer mastax?
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Post by Pau »

An ancient petroglyph of a cat? :smt043
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Post by NikonUser »

OK, I can see the cat; but Ernst is correct 8)

Here is the complete animal; 20x SPlan Apo + 1.25x + 2.5x DIC
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student of entomology
Quote – Holmes on ‘Entomology’
” I suppose you are an entomologist ? “
” Not quite so ambitious as that, sir. I should like to put my eyes on the individual entitled to that name.
No man can be truly called an entomologist,
sir; the subject is too vast for any single human intelligence to grasp.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr
The Poet at the Breakfast Table.

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Post by Mitch640 »

I am totally missing the cat, and am one who sees faces in everything. :)

Francisco, very interesting link. I would love to see one animated, just to see how it all works. ;)

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Post by olivier barth »

Hi,
it seems to be Dicranophorus sp...
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Post by NikonUser »

Thanks Olivier, always nice to get an ID even just to genus.

Francisco: thanks for the interesting link

Mitch: Cat sitting upright from the back. Upside down, 2 ears sticking out.
NU.
student of entomology
Quote – Holmes on ‘Entomology’
” I suppose you are an entomologist ? “
” Not quite so ambitious as that, sir. I should like to put my eyes on the individual entitled to that name.
No man can be truly called an entomologist,
sir; the subject is too vast for any single human intelligence to grasp.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr
The Poet at the Breakfast Table.

Nikon camera, lenses and objectives
Olympus microscope and objectives

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