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Micrasterias Rotata

Description:

Single-celled green algae, Order: Desmidiales

Habitat:

Shallow pond in rural SW Pennsylvania


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9 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

I bet!

Elton_Wizard
Elton_Wizard 6 years ago

It is a great big beautiful little world out there! (If that makes any sense)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 6 years ago

Beautiful! You have no idea how much I want to get myself a microscope and run to a poor woman's rain forest now!

Elton_Wizard
Elton_Wizard 8 years ago

Thank you both for your comments. I'm sorry for the long delay in responding; got sidetracked. Will definitely be posting more.

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 8 years ago

more please

hahaha! poor man´s rain forest - I love that.
In a drop pond water there are probably more species than in my garden. :)

Elton_Wizard
Elton_Wizard 8 years ago

Yes. Pond water is the poor man's rain forest and every drop is a new adventure.

ClementDufour
ClementDufour 8 years ago

sweet!

Isabela
Isabela 8 years ago

How wonderful nature is even at this size!

William_Dembowski
Spotted by
William_Dembowski

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.28, Long: -78.80

Spotted on Apr 17, 2011
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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