ciliates:



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Amphileptus_pleurosigma_01_K.jpg Amphileptus pleurosigma
Garden pond,
November 2007
Ventral and dorsal a row of vacuoles, eachMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Amphileptus_pleurosigma_03_K.jpg Amphileptus pleurosigma
Garden pond,
November 2007
In the middle 2 macronucleii, to the reight the thorn-shaped extrusoms become visible. They are evenly distributed over the whole plasma.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Amphileptus_pleurosigma_06_K.jpg Amphileptus pleurosigma
Garden pond,
November 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Blepharisma-10_K.jpg Blepharisma spec.
Culture-material,
June 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Blepharisma-7868_K.jpg Blepharisma spec.
Culture-material,
June 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Blepharisma-7864_K.jpg Blepharisma spec.
Culture-material,
June 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Phase contrast
Campanella_umbellaria-A_K.jpg campanella umbellaria
garden pond,
February 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
normal state
Campanella_umbellaria-B_K.jpg campanella umbellaria
garden pond,
February 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
startle response
GlockentTorfteich_kurz-avi_K.jpg campanella umbellaria
garden pond,
May 2003Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
this video (AVI-format, 1.1 MB)
Campanella_umbellaria_K.jpg campanella umbellaria
garten pond,
March 2004Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Campanella_umbellaria-avi_K.jpg campanella umbellaria
garden pond,
January 2005
this video (AVI-(DIVX)-format, 1.7 MB) shows a swarmer.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Cothurnia_annulata_K.jpg cothurnia annulata
garden pond,
July 2005Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Cothurnia_annulata-avi_K.jpg cothurnia annulata
garden pond,
July 2005
video (2,4 MB, divx-format)Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Discomorphella_pectinata_K.jpg discomorphella pectinata
garden pond,
July 2006Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
2 pictures stacked with CombineZ5
Euplotes-400x_K.jpg Euplotes spec.
heathland pond
June 2015 Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Euplotes-400x-PH_K.jpg Euplotes spec.
heathland pond
June 2015 Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Phasecontrast
Euplotes-spec_K.jpg euplotes spec.
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
May 2006 Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Euplotes_patella_K.jpg Euplotes patella
Botanical garden Uni Duesseldorf,
March 2008Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Euplotes patella in most cases lives without some symbionts. Only the individuals that live in sapropel do often show symbiontic green algae
Euplotes_patella-A_K.jpg Euplotes patella
Botanical garden Uni Duesseldorf,
March 2008Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Frontonia-200x_K.jpg Frontonia spec.
Galgenvenn, a heathland pond,
June 2016
Shortly before discharging a food vacuoleMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Frontonia_atra-ganz_K.jpg Frontonia atra
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
April 2007
Special characteristic: the brownish granular in the plasma, which cotains symbiontic ferro-bacteria, accumulating especially in the "head" - region.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Frontonia_atra-vakuolen_K.jpg Frontonia atra
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
April 2007
The contractile vacuole (CV) encircled by their feeding ducts and the food vacuole (FV) are shown here Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Frontonia_atra-ex_K.jpg Frontonia atra
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
April 2007
An obviously undigestible diatom is releasewd via a vacuole.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Lacrymaria-elegans_K.jpg lacrymaria elegans
putrid slime from my garden pond,
September 2006Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Opercularia_confusa_K.jpg opercularia confusa
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
spring 2001Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium-HF_K.jpg paramecium spec.
garden pond,
March 2007
This picture shows the 2 contractile vacuoles, the oral groove with the formation of a new food vacuole at its end, and the overall surrounding cilia.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium-PH_K.jpg Paramecium spec.
Gartenteich,
März 2007
In the left part, a little bit hidden by the left contractile vacuole, the macronucleus and close above a micronucleus
Paramecium-MoosTTeich-200xN_005-800_K.jpg paramecium spec.
garden pond,
March 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium_bursaria-PH-400x_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
Garden pond
April 2015
PhasecontrastMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
HHeide-400x_0649-ani-800.gif_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
Hilden heathland
May 2011
Phasecontrast, contractile vacuoles, macronucleusMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium_bursaria-630x-HF1_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
Garden pond
April 2015
Oblique illumination, contractile vacuoles and symbiontic green algaeMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium_bursaria-630x-HF2_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
Garden pond
April 2015
Oblique illumination, symbiontic green algae with pyrenoidMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium_bursaria-1000x_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
Garden pond
April 2015
Oblique illumination, ciliae and contractile vacuolesMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Paramecium_bursaria-Pol_K.jpg Paramecium bursaria
heathland pond
April 2015
Polarized light, crystals in food vacuoles
Paramecium_spec_K.jpg paramecium spec.
Elfenmeer, a heathland-pond
April 2003
the right picture shows the habitusMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Spirostomum_ambiguum-50x_03+05_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
garden pond,
April 2007
Habitus
Spirostomum_ambiguum-100x-DF-a_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
Gardenpond, lower rhine region
July 2016
Habitus, darkfield
Spirostomum_ambiguum-100x-DF-b_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
Gardenpond, lower rhine region
July 2016
Habitus, darkfield
Spirostomum_ambiguum-100x_13_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
garden pond,
April 2007
long, beads-like macronucleus, phase-contrastMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Spirostomum_ambiguum-100x_22_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
garden pond,
April 2007
end-phase of cell-division, only a small bridge is still connecting the two cells
Spirostomum_ambiguum-200x_46_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
garden pond,
April 2007
long, beads-like macronucleus, at the bottom a part of the also very long peristom, lengthwise striped cell-wall with pigment-granulesMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Spirostomum_ambiguum-630x_02_K.jpg Spirostomum ambiguum
garden pond,
April 2007Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stoma
Pseudovorticella_monilata_K.jpg Pseudovorticella monilata
>garden pond,
February 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_coeruleus-A_K.jpg stentor coeruleus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
February 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_coeruleus-B_K.jpg stentor coeruleus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
February 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_igneus-stitch_K.jpg Stentor igneus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
March 2007
stitch from 2 picturesMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_igneus-26_K.jpg Stentor igneus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
March 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_igneus-43_K.jpg Stentor igneus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
March 2007
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_igneus_avi_K.jpg stentor igneus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
November 2003
video, DIVX-AVI-format, 0,7 MBMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
GrauesTrompetentier_K.jpg grey stentor
garden pond,
March 2002
video, AVI-format, 1,0 MBMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-9844_K.jpg Stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
December 2007
Video, WMV-Format, 3,8 MBMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-9849_K.jpg Stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
December 2007
video, WMV-Format, 3,8 MB
Stentor_polymorphus_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
dezember 2006
overall viewMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-phase-1_K.jpg Stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
December 2007
Overall view in phase contrast, The whole body surface is covered with cilia, which are arranged in rows that correspond with striations on the cell body
Stentor_polymorphus-phase-2_K.jpg Stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
December 2007
Overall view in phase contrastMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-phase-3_K.jpg Stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
December 2007
Overall view in phase contrastMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-wimpern_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
dezember 2006
coordinated movement of the ciliaeMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-AZM_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
dezember 2006
The adoral zone of membranelles (AZM) encircles the thee peristome and winds into an funnel-shaped part of the oral cavity that leads to the cytostome.
Stentor_polymorphus-a-AZM_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
dezember 2006
The adoral zone of membranelles (AZM) encircles the thee peristome and winds into an funnel-shaped part of the oral cavity that leads to the cytostome.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stentor_polymorphus-b-AZM_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
garden pond,
dezember 2006
The adoral zone of membranelles (AZM) encircles the thee peristome and winds into an funnel-shaped part of the oral cavity that leads to the cytostome.
Stentor-poly-deg-avi_K.jpg stentor polymorphus
pond near the Wupper-dam,
May 2006
probably a degenerated stentor polymorphus. besides the unusal form the behavior is more similar to that of a dinoflagellat.
film, AVI-DIVX-format, 1,5 MBMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stichotricha_secunda_K.jpg stichotricha secunda
pond near the Wupper-dam,
May 2006
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Strombidium_viride-15_K.jpg Strombidium viride
garden pond
March 2007
The green algae in the plasma are not symbiontic zoochlorellas, but intact plastids of eaten algae
Strombidium_viride-21_K.jpg Strombidium viride
garden pond
March 2007
The green algae in the plasma are not symbiontic zoochlorellas, but intact plastids of eaten algae
Stylonychia_K.jpg stylonychia
garden pond,
April 2002
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stylonychia_mytilus_K.jpg stylonychia mytilus
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,,
August 2006
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Stylonychia_spec1_K.jpg Stylonychia
old clay pit,
May 2015
phasecontrast
Stylonychia_spec2_K.jpg Stylonychia
old clay pit,
May 2015
Thuricola_folliculata-oZ-02_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
2 animals in one lorica, here the seldomm form without green zoochlorellas. Characteric is the valve that closes the lorica when the animals have drwan back.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola_folliculata-oZ-05_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
2 animals in one lorica, here the seldomm form without green zoochlorellas. Characteric is the valve that closes the lorica when the animals have drwan back.
Thuricola_folliculata-oZ-04_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
2 animals in one lorica, here the seldomm form without green zoochlorellas. Characteric is the valve that closes the lorica when the animals have drwan back.Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola_folliculata-oZ-video_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
Video (DIVX-format, ~3 MB)Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola folliculata
Small Pond near Hilden,
May 2011
YouTube video
Thuricola-Attalantic_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
Small Pond near Hilden,
May 2011
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola_folliculata_09_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
2 animals in one loricaMicroscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola_folliculata_K.jpg Thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
2 animals in one lorica, living in symbiosis with green zoochlorellas
Thuricola_folliculata-avi_K.jpg.jpg thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
March 2007
video, AVI-DIVX-format, 2,9 MB
Thuricola-folliculata_028_K.jpg thuricola folliculata
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
June 2006
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Thuricola-video-23_K.jpg thuricola folliculata
garden pond,
April 2006
video, AVI-DIVX-Format, 1,5 MB
Vaginicola_2_K.jpg vaginicola
botanical garden university Duesseldorf,
spring 2001
Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Vorticella_myonem_K.jpg Vorticella spec.
garden pond
April 2007
Sometimes Vorticella contracts its stem to a helix. This is done with the aid of the myonem-bundle inside the stem In this phase-contrast picture you can the myonem-bundle inside the stem and even how it divides into two different lines when entering the cell-body.
Vorticella_microstoma_K.jpg vorticella microstoma
garden pond,
September 2006Microscopy, photomicrograph, Microfoto
Vorticella-spec-avi_K.jpg vorticella spec.
national horticultural show Duesseldorf,
June 2006
Ein Glockentierchen bei der Arbeit
video, wmv-format, 1,6 MB




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