Nassula elegans with violet "spots" 400X

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Nassula elegans with violet "spots" 400X

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Excerpt from Edinburgh Philosophical Journal Oct-1 1835-April 1836

M Erhenberg's Research on the Infusoria

"In all young specimens of Nassula elegans which are neither too pale or too shrunk may be discovered a beautiful violet spot,placed at the anterior and posterior of the body etc
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That's a lovely organism, John! It is now in the genus Nassulopsis Faure-Fremiet, 1959.

One of Ehrenberg's illustrations:

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