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
Xanthidium uncinatum

Aka Xanthidium cristatum var. uncinatum. The image shows the mucilaginous envelope with symbiontic bacteria. Scale bar indicates 25 µm.

Sample from a small wetland near Schladming (northern alpine region of Austria near Salzburg). Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Wetland near Schladming (Austria)  
Latitude: 47.37386     Longitude: 13.823016

Vormals Xanthidium cristatum var. uncinatum. Das Bild macht die schleimige Hülle mit symbiontischen Bakterien sichtbar. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 25 µm.
Probe aus einer Wiesenvernässung nahe Schladming/Österreich. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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Xanthidium uncinatum
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