Help Id Saccamoeba?

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Help Id Saccamoeba?

Post by carlos.uruguay »

Brackish water
About 75um long
Oblique light and phase contrast
Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xClL4aMZe08
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Post by Jacek »

beautiful amoeba

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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Carlos,

Interesting video!

Rogelio

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Post by carlos.uruguay »

Thank you Jacek and Rogelio.
I think that it is Saccamoeba although it comes from a slightly salty water

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Post by Ferry »

Hi Carlos,

It looks indeed like a Saccamoeba, probably it's Saccamoeba lucens, though this species has very few crystals. From your video I can't see if those numerous granules are crystals.

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Ferry

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Post by carlos.uruguay »

Thank you very much Ferry!

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