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mnold1

Date

October 14, 2021 06:21 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 400x
The long (~90µ), transparent, intracellular rod (slightly bent) is a paramylon starch body https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paramylon, https://www.britannica.com/science/paramylon.
A pond edge water sample (freshwater) was taken on 10/14/2021 using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Euglena ehrenbergii - Photo (c) shannonbretta, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Euglena ehrenbergii, a member of Euglenoids (Phylum Euglenozoa)
Added on October 20, 2021
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plingfactory

Date

August 3, 2021 10:04 AM CEST
Macrotrachela speciosa - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Macrotrachela speciosa, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on September 21, 2021
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Henoceros falcatus - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Henoceros falcatus, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on September 21, 2021
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bdstaylor

Date

September 15, 2021 07:19 PM EDT

Description

Profile views of A. conica, from the same population as an earlier observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/94700479

Arcella conica - Photo (c) Bruce Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY)
vicentefranch's ID: Arcella conica, a member of Lobose Amoebae (Class Lobosa)
Added on September 17, 2021
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bdstaylor

Date

September 12, 2021 08:23 AM EDT

Description

The first image is an 11-photo stack. The second is a still from video, showing the aperture. The third image gives dimensions (shell ~88 μm, aperture 24 μm)

Arcella conica - Photo (c) Bruce Taylor, some rights reserved (CC BY)
vicentefranch's ID: Arcella conica, a member of Lobose Amoebae (Class Lobosa)
Added on September 14, 2021
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Rotaria citrina - Photo (c) Shane Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Rotaria citrina, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on September 06, 2021
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mnold1

Date

August 28, 2021 10:02 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 400x
Ciliate, I think. Cilia are best seen in photos 3 & 4. Not moving.
A shoreline water sample was taken on 8/26/2021 from a cove off the Thames River estuary (New London county, CT - brackish) using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Chaetonotidae - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Family Chaetonotidae, a member of Gastrotrichs (Phylum Gastrotricha)
Added on September 04, 2021
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imasongster

Date

March 27, 2021 11:07 AM EDT
Peritrichia - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Subclass Peritrichia, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 30, 2021
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Life

Observer

shahada18

Date

May 2, 2018 05:18 PM CDT

Description

I never thought about Protista until this class, it’s very interesting how they are some organism that exist that are not as known

Peritrichia - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Subclass Peritrichia, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 30, 2021
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

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mnold1

Date

August 26, 2021 04:00 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 400x
A shoreline water sample was taken on 8/26/2021 from a cove off the Thames River estuary (New London county, CT - brackish) using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Spirochaetae - Photo (c) Damon Tighe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Phylum Spirochaetae, a member of Bacteria (Kingdom Bacteria)
Added on August 29, 2021
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mnold1

Date

August 21, 2021 09:36 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 400x
A shoreline water sample was taken on 8/21/2021 from a cove off the Thames River estuary (New London county, CT - brackish) using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Pleuronema - Photo (c) Census of Marine Life E&O, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Pleuronema, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 29, 2021
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naturalist22131

Date

May 4, 2021 11:34 AM AWST
Hypotrich - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Hypotrich (Subclass Hypotrichia)
Added on August 28, 2021
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Hypotrich (Subclass Hypotrichia)

Observer

bert_raccoon

Date

July 6, 2020 12:59 AM EDT

Description

230 um (10x)

Hypotrich - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Hypotrich (Subclass Hypotrichia)
Added on August 28, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

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mitchmc14

Date

October 9, 2019 12:48 PM HST
Hypotrich - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Hypotrich (Subclass Hypotrichia)
Added on August 28, 2021
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

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zookanthos

Date

July 20, 2020
Haptorida - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Order Haptorida, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 28, 2021
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jjlisowski

Date

August 20, 2021 01:00 PM EDT

Description

Lorimer Preserve pond. ID by Russ Shiel FB AM group.

Scaridium - Photo (c) willnye, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Scaridium, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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vilseskog

Date

August 15, 2021 10:57 PM EDT

Description

Microscopy (lightfield and dark field) of watersample from swamp in Pine Barrens - associated plants: Utricularia, pitch pine, Nymphaea. Shaded spot along road.

Collotheca - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Collotheca, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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vilseskog

Date

August 15, 2021 10:57 PM EDT

Description

Microscopy (lightfield and dark field) of watersample from swamp in Pine Barrens - associated plants: Utricularia, pitch pine, Nymphaea. Shaded spot along road.

Rotaria - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Rotaria, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on August 26, 2021
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bastian_gargiulo

Date

August 23, 2021 02:31 PM ADT

Description

Encontrado en suelo de pequeña charca, al lado del bosque, 400x

Collotheca - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Collotheca, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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gmontgomery

Date

August 23, 2021 11:45 AM CDT

Description

In a vase with an aquatic plant @ 400x.

Lecane - Photo (c) coralkoh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Lecane, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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gmontgomery

Date

August 23, 2021 11:13 AM CDT

Description

In a vase with an aquatic plant @ 400x.

Lecane - Photo (c) coralkoh, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Lecane, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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gmontgomery

Date

August 23, 2021 01:41 PM CDT

Description

In a small stagnant fountain, at 400x.

Philodinidae - Photo (c) Proyecto Agua, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
vicentefranch's ID: Family Philodinidae, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on August 26, 2021
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diego_fontaneto

Date

July 12, 2021 06:03 PM SAST
Philodina citrina - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Philodina citrina, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on August 26, 2021
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phaulactis

Date

August 12, 2021 03:00 PM SAST

Description

Had just laid two eggs, see image 1 and 6

Microscopic

Collotheca - Photo (c) plingfactory, all rights reserved
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Collotheca, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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patriciama

Date

August 18, 2021 02:39 PM CEST
Euchlanis - Photo (c) Don Loarie, some rights reserved (CC BY)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Euchlanis, a member of Monogonontan Rotifers (Subclass Monogononta)
Added on August 26, 2021
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shanesmicroscope

Date

August 2021

Description

Continued observation of Bird Bath S1.

Halteria - Photo (c) Don Loarie, some rights reserved (CC BY)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Halteria, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 26, 2021
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mnold1

Date

August 21, 2021 08:48 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 100x and 400x
Large, sigmoid diatom found in brackish water. Characteristic "X" pattern of striae was seen in empty or partially empty cells at 400x (see photos 4, 5 and 7).
A shoreline water sample was taken on 8/21/2021 from a cove off the Thames River estuary (New London county, CT - brackish) using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Pleurosigma - Photo (c) tintinnidguy, some rights reserved (CC BY)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Pleurosigma, a member of Diatoms (Class Bacillariophyceae)
Added on August 26, 2021
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mnold1

Date

August 21, 2021 08:01 PM EDT

Description

Mag. 100x
Still images were extracted from the video (see image 5 gif). Compare to images seen here: https://www.frontiersin.org/files/Articles/604487/fmars-07-604487-HTML/image_m/fmars-07-604487-g001.jpg and https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Description-of-a-new-brackish-water-ciliate%2C-n.-sp.-Shi-Liu/c5a1a543a7bc6288de4a3db3969aba6979e984a1/figure/5. Upon initial observation, the external, dark oval mass was absent (I think). It picked up the oval object (a Colepidae cell?) while swimming and did not let go. (Colepidae were abundant in the water sample.) Is this a known behavior with Uronychia?
A shoreline water sample was taken on 8/21/2021 from a cove off the Thames River estuary (New London county, CT - brackish) using a 10 micron dip net to enrich for microorganisms.

Uronychia - Photo (c) Vicente Franch Meneu, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Uronychia, a member of Ciliates (Phylum Ciliophora)
Added on August 26, 2021
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shanesmicroscope

Date

August 2021

Description

From a clump of moss growing in a sidewalk crack.

Adineta - Photo British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909); David, T. W. Edgeworth; Priestley, Raymond E.; Priestley, Raymond Edward; Shackleton, Ernest Henry, no known copyright restrictions (public domain)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Adineta, a member of Bdelloidean Rotifers (Subclass Bdelloidea)
Added on August 26, 2021
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pierrenoel

Date

August 20, 2021

Description

Légende
A Filaments stériles
B Vue générale
C & D Filaments fertiles
E Détail (antheridia + oogonia)
F Site de collection (espèce terrestre)
=> Vaucheria bursata = Vaucheria sessilis ?

Vaucheria - Photo (c) Станислав, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
vicentefranch's ID: Genus Vaucheria, a member of Yellow-green Algae (Class Xanthophyceae)
Added on August 26, 2021
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