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This centrohelid heliozoan is characterized by trumpet shaped siliceous skeleton elements. This specimen shows the enormous food vacuole production (funnel-shaped pseudopod) preceeding the ingestion process.
 
Collected from littoral region (reed belt by Phragmites) of a rain storage reservoir in Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Images were taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Pond Demühlen, rain storage reservoir in Kiel-Russee (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)  
 
Latitude: 54,304095     Longitude: 10,086073
 




Dieses Sonnentierchen der Gruppe „Centrohelidae“ ist charakterisiert durch trompetenförmige Kieselnadeln. Dieses Exemplar zeigt die Ausbildung eines enorm großen trichterförmigen Pseudopodiums), welches die Beute umfließt und danach die Nahrungsvakuole bildet.

Aus der von Schilf bewachsenen Uferzone eines Regenrückhaltebeckens in Kiel. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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