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 : Amoebozoa : Tubulinea : Elardia : Arcellinida
Zivkovicia spectabilis

Scale bar indicates 100 µm.

Testate ameba feeding on Closterium. Zivkovicia actively penetrates the cell wall of Closterium.

The specimen was gathered in a little creek near Rossbach (Lower Franconia, Germany). Sampling date 7/2020 The image was built up using several photomicrographic frames with manual stacking technique. Images were taken using Zeiss Axioplan with Olympus OM-D M5 MKII.

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Place name: Creek in 63649 Rossbach (Lower Franconia, Germany)  
Latitude: 49.87747709     Longitude: 9.23824668

Schalenamöbe frisst Zieralge. Zivkovicia dringt aktiv in die Zellwand von Closterium ein.

Multiebenen-Abbildung, manuell gestapelt. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 100/50 µm.

Probe aus einem kleinen Bach bei Rossbach (Unterfranken). Datum der Aufsammlung: 7/2020. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Axioplan, Kamera: Olympus OM-D M5 MKII.

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