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 : SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria) : Alveolata : Ciliophora : Intramacronucleata : Oligohymenophorea : Scuticociliatia : Pleuronematida : Cyclidiidae
Cristigera setosa

This small ciliat belonging to group of scuticociliates/hymenostomata is not easy to photograph. The picture shows the sail-like undulating membran.
Sample collected from Simmelried near Konstanz (Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany). This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Bog Hegne Moor near Lake Constance (Germany)  
Latitude: 47.718106     Longitude: 9.093974

Dieser kleine Ciliat gehört zur Gruppe der Scuticociliaten / Hymenostomata, er ist nicht leicht zu fotografieren. Das Bild zeigt seine große adorale Membranellenzone, die wie ein Segel aussieht.

Probe aus dem Simmelried nahe Konstanz. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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