MICRO*SCOPE Encyclopedia of Life classification
    Eucaryota : SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria) : Alveolata : Ciliophora : Intramacronucleata : Spirotricha : Choreotrichia : Tintinnida : Codonellidae
 
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This ciliat belonging to the morphological group of oligotrichids builds marvellous amphora shaped loricae putting together mostly centric diatom frustules. This drawing (it´s an original) was inspired by a SEM picture of a good friend.
 
Collection from littoral region (reed bed by Phragmites) of oligotrophic lake near Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany). Images were taken using Zeiss Universal.

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Place name: Lake Schierensee near Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)  
 
Latitude: 54,26256721     Longitude: 9,98369694
 




Dieser Ciliat gehört zur morphologischen Gruppe der Oligotrichida und baut wunderbare Amphoren als Gehäuse, meist aus zentrischen Diatomeen. Diese Zeichnung wurde von einer Raster-Elektronenmikroskop-Aufnahme eines guten Freundes inspiriert.

Aus der von Schilf bewachsenen Uferzone eines Regenrückhaltebeckens in Kiel. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal.

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