Paraphysomonas flagellates

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Paraphysomonas flagellates

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In this video we see some small flagellates about 10um long.
We find them in a jar of freshwater among Elodea algae.
They have two unequal flagella at its anterior end.
Its body has a central depression
It moves by turning onto itself
Are very active and voracious.
Through the invaluable help of David Patterson:
http://www.itcamefromthepond.com/2014/0 ... patterson/
We know that they belong to the genus Paraphysomonas.
Paraphysomonas are covered with scales or spines siliceous not visible under the optical microscope.
Phase Contrast, inmesion 100X objective.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IJTj3kQCvg
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very interesting vid :wink:

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nice video, interesting information

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Thanks for seeing the video Arturo and Jacek

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A chrysophyte! I would never have guessed that. :)
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Bruce Taylor wrote:A chrysophyte! I would never have guessed that. :)
Me neither!

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Interesting video!

Rogelio

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