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by dia_dd
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Identification help
Topic: ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x
Replies: 6
Views: 912

Re: ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x

Yup, Bryophyllum is also a succulent plant. We're stuck with overlapping systems of nomenclature, unfortunately...one for "plants" and the other for "animals." Of course, ciliates are not animals, but the systems were in place before we knew that. :D Back in the day, non-photosynthetic microbes wer...
by dia_dd
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Identification help
Topic: ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x
Replies: 6
Views: 912

Re: ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x

1. A very flexible hypotrich ciliate. It's probably a urostylid, but we don't see it closely enough to be sure. 2. A ciliate, probably in the genus Loxophyllum , but it could also be Bryophyllum (a closer view would be helpful) 3. A rotifer in the genus Platyias . Wow, thank you so much! What is a ...
by dia_dd
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Identification help
Topic: ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x
Replies: 6
Views: 912

ID freshwater microbes from wetlands 100x

Hi all, I am hoping someone can help me ID some various pond microbes. Any help would be great since I plan to use these to get kids interested in microbes 8-) Brown amoeba looking organism: https://youtu.be/uaVvAVsJD5w Almost looks like a leaf/worm: https://youtu.be/QZ11teMyNf0 Jellyfish looking ro...