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 : Archaeplastida : Chloroplastida : Streptophyta : Zygnemophyceae : Zygnemophycidae : Desmidiales : Desmidiaceae
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This optical transversal section of the desmid cell shows the outline, the surface texture of the chloroplast with many pyrenoids and the nucleus at the center of the cell. This picture was built up using 9 high resolution DIC frames with manual stacking technique.
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

Dieser optische Querschnitt der Desmidiaceenzelle zeigt den Umriss und das Oberflächenmuster der Chloroplasten mit vielen Pyrenoiden und den Kern in der Zellmitte. Tiefenschärfe durch Multiebenenabbildung aus 9 Bildebenen, manuell gestapelt.

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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