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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

This has me stumpped at present.
Any thoughts ??
From water in a flooded area under heavy vegetation.
Images are of two individuals.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Possibly Actinobolinidae ??
Anyone with an idea ??
From a flooded area under dense vegetation.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Some form of cillate, I think ??

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grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

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Observer

grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

Description

I usually see these lurking under algae etc on the bottom of the slide.
First one I've seen in the open.
Very neat critter.

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What

Copepods Subclass Copepoda

Observer

grahame

Date

August 8, 2018

Description

Copepoda larvae

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Ostracods Class Ostracoda

Observer

grahame

Date

August 7, 2018

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Chytrids Phylum Chytridiomycota

Observer

grahame

Date

August 6, 2018

Description

Chytrid Sporangium ?
In a water trough

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What

Cabbage Tree Moth Epiphryne verriculata

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

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What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

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Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

Description

Male

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White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus

Observer

grahame

Date

August 3, 2018 08:46 AM NZST

Description

It's been on the oxidation pond for the last week.
Image is a composite of the 2 best images I got.

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Observer

grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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What

Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

By far the best image I have of one of the colony of flatworms living in the bottom of this fresh water trough.

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grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

Currently I have no idea about this little critter.
Thoughts folks ?

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Observer

grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

Another fresh water diatom.
Not sure what genus to put this under.
Thoughts folks ??

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Observer

grahame

Date

July 22, 2018

Description

A freshwater diatom

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grahame

Date

July 20, 2018

Description

I guess this is the right genus ??
It lives in sediment in a freshwater pond.

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grahame

Date

July 20, 2018

Description

Another fresh water inhabitant.
The long arms I guess are diagnostic ?

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grahame

Date

July 24, 2018

Description

Hi folks,
Hopefully I have it right this time :)

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What

Green Mistletoe Ileostylus micranthus

Observer

grahame

Date

the past

Description

Planted as part of a CCC iniative a few yrs ago to spread this Mistletoe over the Christchurch region.

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What

Hound's Tongue Fern Microsorum pustulatum

Observer

grahame

Date

July 21, 2018

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What

Prickly Shield Fern Polystichum vestitum

Observer

grahame

Date

July 21, 2018

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What

Little Hard Fern Blechnum penna-marina

Observer

grahame

Date

July 21, 2018

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What

Spleenwort Genus Asplenium

Observer

grahame

Date

July 21, 2018

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

grahame

Date

July 19, 2018

Description

Aquatic flatworm from a water trough.
Just over .5 mm long

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grahame

Date

July 19, 2018

Description

With 247 sp. of Cosmarium listed on NZOR I suspect this is as close an id as this will ever get.
From a water trough.

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