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jc maccagno
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Cilate for ID please

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Hypotrichidium conicum, I think.

From Foissner & Berger (1996):

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From Alfred Kahl (1932):

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...and another from Kahl which shows something very much like the large oral polykinetid visible in pictures #4 and #6:

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Many thanks Bruce

None of my references mention this organism' Thanks also for the additional material that led you to this ID.

All the best

John

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jc maccagno wrote:Many thanks Bruce

None of my references mention this organism' Thanks also for the additional material that led you to this ID.

All the best

John
The really odd-looking creatures tend to be easier to identify. :D This guy kind of stands out from the crowd...

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