Test of a freshwater Difflugina. Multi layer image using 28 frames generating depth of focus, stacked manually using Corel Photopaint.
Collected from a creek sediment. This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera. This image was taken by Wolfgang Bettighofer. Image copyright by Wolfgang Bettighofer (www.protisten.de); image used under license to MBL.
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From the collection
Limnic and marine Protists of Northern Germany and the Alps
|Description of Difflugina: Testate amoebae, test composed of mineral grains, diatoms or collected scales or plates; or of endogenously formed siliceous or calcite elements of various shape (idiosomes) both held together by an ( abundant organic cement, or is completely chitinoid; pseudopods digitate, granular. |