Testate amoeba...video

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Testate amoeba...video

Post by fpelectronica »

Testate amoeba is an amoeba with teak "shell. " This teak siliceous material may be, in some species, covered with sand grains, diatoms, detritus ... The thecamoebians of this video (possibly Difflugia Pyroformis) has a size of approximately 200um Used light background illumination, oblique phase contrast and polarization mostar as teak.


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Post by Mitch640 »

Francisco, as always, excellent imaging from your CCD camera. It never ceases to amaze me that a single celled animal can build a house and fit it together so well with stuff he finds laying around.

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