amoebas and heliozoans:



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Acanthocystis_turfacea_K.jpg Acanthocystis turfacea
gardenpond, July 2016
Acanthocystis_turfacea-DF_K.jpg Acanthocystis turfacea
gardenpond, July 2016
Darkfield
Acanthocystis_turfacea-PH_K.jpg Acanthocystis turfacea
gardenpond, July 2016
Phasecontrast
Nacktamoebe-video_K.jpg Amoeba, (YouTubeVideo)
Ohligser Heide

March 2011
Changes in shape, movement, phasecontrast
Amoeba_K.jpg Amoeba
Ohligser Heide

March 2011
Especially several contractile vacuoles can be seen
Amoebe.jpg Amoeba, (video, WMV-format, 2.9 MB)
botanical garden
university Duesseldorf,
March 2008
changes in shape are shown here
Amoeba_K.jpg an amoeba, probably amoeba hylobata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf, April 2006
Arcella_K.jpg arcella spec.
gallows-moor, September 2005
Arcella_discoides_K.jpg arcella discoides
Urdenbach, floodplain, May 2004
Arcella_gibbosa-unten_K.jpg arcella gibbosa
national horticultural show Duesseldorf, January 2007
bottom view, amoeba itself in its lorica
Arcella_gibbosa-seite_K.jpg arcella gibbosa
national horticultural show Duesseldorf, January 2007
side view with 2 pseudopodia
Arcella_gibbosa-phase_K.jpg arcella gibbosa
national horticultural show Duesseldorf, January 2007
Pseudopodia in phase contrast.
Arcella_gibbosa-video_K.jpg arcella gibbosa
national horticultural show Duesseldorf, January 2007
Movement of the arcella, divx coded video (2,9 MB). First the colorless ectoplasma moves in front of the pseodopodia, followed by the grained entoplasma.
Arcella-spec_K.jpg Arcella spec.
heathland pond near Roermond, May 2015
Arcella-spec-PH_K.jpg Arcella spec.
heathland pond near Roermond, May 2015
Phasecontrast
Assulina_muscorum-PH_K.jpg Assulina muscorum
Garden pond, between mosses, February 2008
Phase contrast
Assulina_muscorum-HF_K.jpg Assulina muscorum
Garden pond, between mosses, February 2008
Astramoeba_radiosa_K.jpg astramoeba radiosa
Emscherpark, August 2002
Clathrulina_elegans-630x-a_K.jpg Clathrulina elegans
Gardenpond

August 2016
Focus on the cagestructure
Clathrulina_elegans-1000x_K.jpg Clathrulina elegans
Gardenpond

August 2016
Focus on the cagestructure
Clathrulina_elegans-630x-b_K.jpg Clathrulina elegans
Gardenpond

August 2016
Focus on the center
Chaos_diffluens_K.jpg chaos diffluens
Cologne-Wahn, moor, May 2003
Amoebe.jpg chaos diffluens, (video, DIVX-avi-format, 3,0 MB)
pond at the wupper-dam

May 2006
changes in shape are shown here
Difflugia_lobostoma_K.jpg difflugia lobostoma
lake for bathing near Richrath, July 2002
the green color is from symbiontic zoochlorellae
Euglypha_acanthophora-HF_K.jpg Euglypha acanthophora
Aquarium, January 2008
Euglypha_acanthophora-PH_K.jpg Euglypha acanthophora
Aquarium, January 2008
Phase contrast
Euglypha_acanthophora-Stachel_K.jpg Euglypha acanthophora
Aquarium, January 2008
Typical is the basis of the spikes, that is nearly as wide as the surface-scales
Euglypha_ciliata_K.jpg euglypha ciliata
Cologne-Wahn, moor, May 2004
Heleopera_rosea_K.jpg heleopera rosea
Cologne-Wahn, moor,
August 2003
Heterophrys_spec-PH_K.jpg Heterophrys spec.
Gardenpond
August 2016
Phasecontrast
Heterophrys_spec-HF_K.jpg Heterophrys spec.
Gardenpond
August 2016
Oblique illum.
Heterophrys_myriapoda_K.jpg Heterophrys myriapoda, grass-green heliozoan
Cologne-Wahn, moor,
July 2004
Lesquereusia_spiralis-200x_K.jpg Lesquereusia spiralis
Elmpter Schwalmbruch,
August 2008
Lesquereusia spiralis builds spiral tests with small silica rods on the surface.
Lesquereusia_spiralis-400x-A_K.jpg Lesquereusia spiralis
Elmpter Schwalmbruch,
August 2008
At the test opening there is an excretion-vacuole with indigestible food residuals leaving the shell.
Lesquereusia_spiralis-400x-B_K.jpg Lesquereusia spiralis
Elmpter Schwalmbruch,
August 2008
Focus on the silica rods. At the opening there is a lobopodia.
Mayorella.jpg Mayorella spec.
Gardenpond

June 2010
Phasecontrast
Amoebe-video_K.jpg Mayorella spec.
Gardenpond

June 2010
Video on YouTube
Metachaos_gratum_K.jpg metachaos gratum
Hilden heathland,
February 2007
Nebela-630x-HF-a_K.jpg Nebela spec.
Heathlandpond near Roermond
July 2016
Nebela-630x-HF-b_K.jpg Nebela spec.
Heathlandpond near Roermond
July 2016
Nebela-630x-HF-c_K.jpg Nebela spec.
Heathlandpond near Roermond
July 2016
Nebela-400x-DF_K.jpg Nebela spec.
Heathlandpond near Roermond
July 2016
Darkfield
Pseudochlamys_arcelloides-PH_K.jpg Pseudochlamys arcelloides
Ophoven estate,
Leverkusen,
April 2007
phase contrast
Pseudochlamys_arcelloides_65_K.jpg Pseudochlamys arcelloides
Ophoven estate,
Leverkusen,
April 2007
Pseudochlamys_arcelloides_59_K.jpg Pseudochlamys arcelloides
Ophoven estate,
Leverkusen,
April 2007
Actinophrys_sol_K.jpg actinophrys sol, the heliozoan
Gardenpond
September 2016
Sonnentier-fresssgemeins_K.jpg a community of heliozoans gorging theirself
garden pond
September 2006




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