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The Ocelloid

Mystery Micrograph #03

Mystery Micrograph revival time! Y’all failed the previous one, but fear not — there are plenty more to come! The subject of the last puzzle, shown below, is the surface of a testate amoeba — namely, the organic test of Arcella spp. The hint post provides a more general view of the cells. The elevated [...]

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The Ocelloid

Mystery Micrograph #02

The previous Mystery Micrograph was of the surface of Blepharisma, a characteristically pink ciliate. You can see rows of the pigment granules responsible for the unusual colour. Not clearly visible throughout most of the image (only on the top side) are rows of cilia that are interspersed between the pigment granule rows (about every 5-7 [...]

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