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Raphidocystis pallida

Synonym: Raphidiophrys pallida.

Three specimen living close together in a feeding community on the neuston, the biofilm on the water surface. Axopodia and silicious scales are clearly visible. Diameter of one body is appr. 100 µm.
Sample from a pond on the island of Hiddensee (Baltic Sea, Germany). This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Pond Suploch, Hiddensee (Germany)  
Latitude: 54.538638     Longitude: 13.097802

Synonym: Raphidiophrys pallida.

Drei Zellen von bilden eine Fressgemeinschaft im Neuston, dem Biofilm an der Wasseroberfläche. Axopodien und Silikatschuppen sind deutlich sichtbar. Durchmesser von einem Zellkörper ist ca. 100 µm.

Probe aus einem Teich auf der Insel Hiddensee. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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Raphidocystis pallida
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