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Anyone care to guess ?

Post by Jan l'Amie »

These pictures I made with my stereo-microscope.
Anyone care for a guess what they are ?

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Byomic BYO500T microscope /CIOC XDS-1 invert.
Byomic ST-340 stereomicroscope
Olympus BHM Metallurgical Microscope
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon MP-E65
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Post by shrek »

Some seeds , :?:

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Post by Jan l'Amie »

No, no seeds :wink:
Byomic BYO500T microscope /CIOC XDS-1 invert.
Byomic ST-340 stereomicroscope
Olympus BHM Metallurgical Microscope
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon MP-E65
Cognisys StackShot
www.ngvm.nl

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Post by specious_reasons »

Teeth?

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Post by Jan l'Amie »

No, no teeth :roll:
Byomic BYO500T microscope /CIOC XDS-1 invert.
Byomic ST-340 stereomicroscope
Olympus BHM Metallurgical Microscope
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon MP-E65
Cognisys StackShot
www.ngvm.nl

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Post by Pau »

these seem vegetal parts. If not seeds, may be fruits?
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Post by Jan l'Amie »

You're still very cold :oops:
Byomic BYO500T microscope /CIOC XDS-1 invert.
Byomic ST-340 stereomicroscope
Olympus BHM Metallurgical Microscope
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon MP-E65
Cognisys StackShot
www.ngvm.nl

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Post by Peter M. Macdonald »

Small disarticulated elements from some form of echinoid?

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The first one reminds me of a stick insect egg, except for the narrow neck. The other two don't ring any bells at all.

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Post by Jan l'Amie »

Bingo !!! These are all Phasmid (walking stick insect) eggs.
There are about 4000 spec. of Phasmid all over the world with a lot of different shape of eggs.
Byomic BYO500T microscope /CIOC XDS-1 invert.
Byomic ST-340 stereomicroscope
Olympus BHM Metallurgical Microscope
Canon EOS 7D Mark II / Canon MP-E65
Cognisys StackShot
www.ngvm.nl

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Amazing variety! Now I understand why some of my incoming email talks about photographing stick insect eggs!

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Post by Ecki »

Amazing. I wouldn't never have guessed this.

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