A marine Ostracode

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Franz Neidl
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A marine Ostracode

Post by Franz Neidl »

This animal was a nocturnal visitor of the plankton - coming from benthos.
The species is probably Cypridina mediterranea. About 1,8 mm long.
You see 2 antennae. In the middle of the animal is the eye.

Brightfield, Objective 4x

Franz


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Jacek
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Post by Jacek »

beautiful specimen

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