tags: phycology; invertebrates; botanica

this is magic

The beautiful Gyrosigma. (ph. Ochrophyta, cl. Bacillariophyceae, ordo Naviculales)
Dec 18, 2013 / 8 notes

The beautiful Gyrosigma. (ph. Ochrophyta, cl. Bacillariophyceae, ordo Naviculales)

a something that looks to me like a species from the class Eustigmatophyceae
Dec 18, 2013 / 1 note

a something that looks to me like a species from the class Eustigmatophyceae

some (probably) Hypotrichida (polyhymenophorea) on an unknown algae 
Dec 18, 2013

some (probably) Hypotrichida (polyhymenophorea) on an unknown algae 

Dec 4, 2013

Fucus vesiculosus (phylum Ochrophyta, classis Phaeophyceae, ordo Fucales). What looks like an eggsack is actually an air container, so the algae would point upwards. 

Dec 4, 2013

The shells (theca) of Peridinium (phylum Dinophyta, classis Dinophyceae, ordo Peridiniales)

Dec 4, 2013 / 3 notes

An adult (top pictures) and cysts (bottom pictures) of Ceratium hirundinella (phylum Dinophyta, classis Dinophyceae, ordo Peridiniales)

i believe this is an individual from the subclassis copepoda (animalia;arthropoda;crustacea). any other versions? 
Nov 26, 2013 / 3 notes

i believe this is an individual from the subclassis copepoda (animalia;arthropoda;crustacea). any other versions? 

Nov 20, 2013 / 4 notes

Trachelomonas (phylum Euglenophyta, claasis Euglenophyceae, ordo Euglenales)

Nov 20, 2013 / 1 note

Phacus (phylum Euglenophyta, classis Euglenophyceae, ordo Euglenales)

Vaucheria (phylum Ochrophyta, classis Xanthophyceae, ordo Vaucherales); sorry, i was really distracted and this is the only photo that i captured, but this algae is not very interesting or beautiful, it’s just a single giant cell.
Nov 20, 2013 / 3 notes

Vaucheria (phylum Ochrophyta, classis Xanthophyceae, ordo Vaucherales); sorry, i was really distracted and this is the only photo that i captured, but this algae is not very interesting or beautiful, it’s just a single giant cell.