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Paraquadrula irregularis

Paraquadrula builds its scales from calcite, which is birefringent. This is the reason why in DIC (polarized light) they show such different magnitudes. Scale bar indicates 10 µm.

Sample from a bog near Reith/Pillersee (Tyrol, Austria). The image was built up using several photomicrographic frames with manual stacking technique. Images were taken using Zeiss Axioplan with Canon 600D CCD camera.

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Place name: Bog near Reith/Pillersee (Tyrol, Austria)  
 
Latitude: 47.477767     Longitude: 12.337294
 




Paraquadrula baut seine Schuppen aus Calcit, welches doppelbrechend ist. Dies ist der Grund, warum sie im DIC (polarisiertes Licht) solche unterschiedlichen Helligkeiten haben. Multiebenen-Abbildung, manuell gestapelt. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 10 µm.

Probe aus einem Niedermoor bei Reith/Pillersee in Tirol. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Axioplan, Kamera: Canon 600D.

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