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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

susan3

Date

August 9, 2014

Description

Green jelly balls. These grow every summer in our limy 3.5 acre glacial lake. Under the dissecting scope, only tiny green dots are visible around the surface. They are hollow and break off and drift around in the later summer.

Photos / Sounds

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Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on ground

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

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Date

July 5, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on ground

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 29, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on cement

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 29, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on cement

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 27, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on rotting stump

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 27, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on rotting stump

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

June 15, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on rotting stump

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

April 21, 2014

Description

Protozoan found in moss on rotting stump

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field

Photos / Sounds

Observer

th0th

Date

May 19, 2014

Description

In a pool of dark, stagnant water.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

th0th

Date

May 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pgwerner

Date

April 20, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The ciliates are a group of protozoans characterized by the presence of hair-like organelles called cilia, which are identical in structure to eukaryotic flagella, but typically shorter and present in much larger numbers with a different undulating pattern than flagella. Cilia occur in all members of the group (although the peculiar Suctoria only have them for part of the life-cycle) and are variously used in swimming, crawling, attachment, feeding, and sensation.

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