Portrait of the eustigmatophyte, Chlorobotrys regularis West, 1903 (Bohlin, 1901). Spherical paired cells enclosed in a faintly laminated mucilagenous sheath (visible in this high contrast image). Multiple parietal chloroplasts. The red spot (best seen in the upper cell here) is an oil globule. Collected from a freshwater pond near Idaho City, Idaho. June 2005. DIC. This image was taken by William Bourland. He now uses a Zeiss Axioskop 2 with Spot Insight and Spot Flex CCD cameras (Diagnostic Instruments). Image copyright: William Bourland, image used under license to MBL (micro*scope).
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Freshwater and Terrestrial Microbes of Idaho (USA) and Elsewhere
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