Nassula ornata
Nassula ornata: prefers to eat cyanobacteria, which make the cell appear very colorful at different stages of digestion. (3)
Nassula ornata: specimen from (2)
 
Nassula ornata: two aspects of the same section of the same specimen, different focus planes. The upper image shows the optical plane of the oral basket (OB) and macronucleus MA). The lower image shows the cortex with the ciliary rows and (a part of) the hypostomial ciliary band (synhymenium, arrowheads).
Nassula ornata: detail of the hypostomial ciliary band.
Nassula ornata: oral basket
Nassula ornata: focus plane on the fusiform extrusomes (trichocysts).
Nassula ornata: contractile vacuole
Nassula ornata: oral basket and excretion porus of the contractile vacuole
Nassula ornata: dividing stage with two oral baskets and two macronuclei.
location: Stefansbachtal Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmer , pond (1); Wahner Heide near Cologne, ) (2); Felderbachtal, Radweg (3)
Habitat : abgestorbene Blatter der Schwertlilie(1); obere Schlammschicht (2); ephemeral puddle (3)
Date: 3.8.2008 (1); 5.6.2009 (2); 06.09.2018 (3)
 
Datum: 3.8.2008 (1); 5.6.2009 (2); 06.09.2018 (3)
freshwater life
procaryota
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