A Tintinnid Ciliate: Eutintinnus

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Franz Neidl
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A Tintinnid Ciliate: Eutintinnus

Post by Franz Neidl »

This is the marine ciliate Eutintinnus (E. lusus undae?). The lorica was 260 mm long.
2 pictures, Obj. 20x Ph




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Post by Mitch640 »

Very nice detail and color Franz. Is the tube thing something he built? Or grew as part of his body?

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Post by ABEL »

Very nice.

It is a very rare ciliado, I have never seen it :roll:

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Post by Charles Krebs »

Once again, a very good find and well photographed!

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Post by BJ »


Great photos. I think it is impressive that you have got high quality informative shots with the ciliate both extended and contracted.

Thank you

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