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The xenosoms in the test of Difflugia acuminata , which originate from pennate diatoms, are clearly visible. The picture was built up using 13 brightfield frames with a manual stacking technique.
 
The specimen was gathered in a tiny freshwater pond at the island of Hiddensee (Baltic Sea, Germany) which shows a fascinating biodiversity of naked and testate amoebae. Images were taken using Zeiss Standard with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Pond Suploch, Hiddensee (Germany)  
 
Latitude: 54,538638     Longitude: 13,097802
 




Die Xenosomen (Fremdkörper) in der Schale von Difflugia acuminata, die von pennaten Diatomeen stammen, sind deutlich sichtbar. Tiefenschärfe durch Multiebenenabbildung aus 13 Bildebenen, manuell gestapelt.
 
Probe aus einem kleinen Süßwasserteich auf der Insel Hiddensee, welcher eine faszinierende Vielfalt von nackten und beschalten Amöben beherbergt. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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