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daviswj

Date

January 23, 2017 12:05 PM EST

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sarka

Date

December 6, 2016

Description

From a pond. When these are found they are always close to the roots of this water plant.

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sarka

Date

November 28, 2016

Description

Freshwater

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daviswj

Date

September 8, 2016 09:16 AM EDT

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damontighe

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September 2, 2016 07:28 PM PDT

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damontighe

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September 2, 2016 07:28 PM PDT

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damontighe

Date

August 27, 2016 06:04 PM PDT

Description

Images taken with Bio-Rad ZOE fluorescent imager

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damontighe

Date

August 26, 2016 05:17 PM PDT

Description

Sampled form what I think is the GlenEcho creek in Oak Glen Park.

Images taken with Bio-Rad ZOE fluorescent imager

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naturalist673

Date

February 11, 2016 08:39 AM EST

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netanya00

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the past

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(Somewhere...)

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netanya00

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the past

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netanya00

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Description from Wikipedia

Heliozoa, commonly known as sun-animalcules, are microbial eukaryotes (protists) with stiff arms (axopodia) radiating from their spherical bodies, which are responsible for their common name. The axopodia are microtubule-supported projections from the amoeboid cell body, and are variously used for capturing food, sensation, movement, and attachment. They are similar to Radiolaria, but they are distinguished from them by lacking central capsules and other complex skeletal elements, although some produce simple scales and spines. They may be...

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