Ciliate Tintinnidium

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jc maccagno
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Ciliate Tintinnidium

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Freshwater pond 40,50, 100X
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Great find! Tintinnidium usually has a gelatinous lorica. This seems to be Codonella cratera, Tintinnopsis cratera, or something similar.

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Ciliate Tintinnidium

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Many thanks Bruce

Your ID to the genus/species level is greatly appreciated and as usual,accurate.

John

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