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laneallen

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December 12, 2019 01:48 PM CST

Description

1000x, but another cell phone picture.

Bishop, I. (2017). Grunowia solgensis. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://diatoms.org/species/grunowia_solgensis

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laneallen

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November 2, 2019 08:51 AM CDT

Description

1000x, with phone camera. Found 10 cm deep in a sediment core. I believe this is B. circumtexta. That species isn't listed here yet.

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laneallen

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November 2, 2019 08:53 AM CDT

Description

1000x with phone camera. Another distinctive species. Found in a sediment core 10 cm deep.

Kociolek, P. (2011). Fallacia pygmaea. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://diatoms.org/species/fallacia_pygmaea

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laneallen

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December 11, 2019 11:37 AM CST

Description

400x magnification, but cropped so the image appears larger still.

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laneallen

Date

December 12, 2019 01:49 PM CST

Description

1000x, my lab's camera is still down but this is one I haven't seen before and is very distinctive.

Potapova, M. (2011). Capartogramma crucicula . In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://diatoms.org/species/capartogramma_crucicula

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Animals Kingdom Animalia

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laneallen

Date

December 7, 2019 01:29 PM CST

Description

Camera is down. Taken at 400x with my cellphone. I had to upload it, it's just so cool.

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Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Just a fun collection of diatoms present in my family's farm pond. This plate represents less than a quarter of the taxa present. If you have questions about any of the specimens feel free to ask. All are to scale, and the scale bar = 10 micrometers.

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Rough Earthsnake Haldea striatula

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laneallen

Date

December 2, 2019 03:22 PM CST

Description

One of the street kitties was trying to kill it so I tossed it in my compost bin to recover and eat worms. Seems to be healing.

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laneallen

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July 7, 2019 11:19 AM CDT

Description

Formed a layer in the top of the centrifuge tube when the tow sample settled.

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laneallen

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July 7, 2019 11:19 AM CDT

Description

Scale bar = 10 µm
Note the heterocyte in the middle used for nitrogen fixation.

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 11:19 AM CDT

Description

Scale bar = 10µm
If you look closely you can see particles being sucked in and expelled by this little creature.

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 10:49 AM CDT

Description

Scale bar = 10 µm
This is the variety proboscidea. The species prefers alkaline waters with high conductance.
Collected in a tow sample.
Bahls, L. (2012). Plagiotropis lepidoptera var. proboscidea. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved November 25, 2019, from https://diatoms.org/species/plagiotropis_lepidoptera_var._proboscidea

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Milk Snail Otala lactea

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laneallen

Date

November 7, 2019 07:42 AM CST

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Creeping Cucumber Melothria pendula

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laneallen

Date

October 3, 2019 07:10 PM CDT

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Giant Leopard Moth Hypercompe scribonia

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laneallen

Date

September 2, 2019 08:55 PM CDT

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Io Moth Automeris io

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laneallen

Date

September 2, 2019 09:31 PM CDT

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 11:34 AM CDT

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

Found in a sample of duckweed and floating debris.

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 03:48 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

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July 7, 2019 01:01 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 01:01 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 01:01 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

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July 7, 2019 12:17 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 12:17 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 12:17 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

July 7, 2019 12:17 AM -05

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

Length = 30 - 44 µm
Width = 7 - 9 µm
Stria Density = 14 - 15 per 10 µm

Stepanek, J., Kociolek, P. (2011). Amphora copulata. In Diatoms of North America. Retrieved August 09, 2019, from https://diatoms.org/species/amphora_copulata

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laneallen

Date

February 10, 2019 04:22 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

February 10, 2019 04:22 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

Length = 58 - 60 µm
Width = 6.5 - 8 µm
Stria Density = 10 - 13 per 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

February 10, 2019 04:22 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

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laneallen

Date

February 10, 2019 01:29 PM CST

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Scale Bar = 10 µm

Length = 50 - 52 µm
Width = 12 - 13 µm
Stria Density = 22 - 23 per 10 µm

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