Nassellaria -Radiozoa-

Radiozoa: Polycystina: Nassellaria

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40x Plan Fluor / 60x Plan Fluor. DIC. Sampled in Bay of Santander. August, 24th 2017.


In collaboration with Dr. D. Boltovskoy  (Instituto de Ecología, Genética y Evolución de Buenos Aires (IEGEBA), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales. Argentina).

In the images we can distinguish the central capsule (orange lobes) and the sagittal ring, being both the characteristic features of Nassellaria. Correct identification requires lateral vision. The images shown are taken from a ventral position of the vertical axis.



Boltovskoy, D., Anderson, O.R. & Correa, N.M. (2016). Radiolaria and Phaedoria. In Handbook of Protists, Edit. Archibald, J.M., Simpson, A.G.B. & Slamovits, C.H.. Springer International Publishing. (see Fig. 1- Nassellaria).

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