MICRO*SCOPE   Taxonomic classification according to arcella.nl (Siemensma, F. J., Microworld, world of amoeboid
  organisms. World-wide electronic publication, Kortenhoef, the Netherlands) for amoeboid organisms
  or Encyclopedia of Life for all others.
    Eucaryota : Haptista : Centroplasthelida : Pterocystida : Raphistida : Raphidiophryidae
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Raphidiophrys elegans

The picture shows the characteristic layer of mucilage armed with siliceous scales around the cell body and the narrow axopodia with numerous extrusomes.
Sample from sphagnum pond situated in the northern alpine region of Austria near Salzburg. Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Bogs near Salzburg (Austria)  
Latitude: 48.068516     Longitude: 12.954134

Das Bild zeigt die charakteristische Schleimhülle, verstärkt durch kieselige Schuppen, und die feinen Axopodien, die mit zahlreichen Extrusomen bewaffnet sind.

Probe aus einem Moor in den nördlichen Kalkalpen von Österreich in der Nähe von Salzburg. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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Raphidiophrys elegans
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