Freshwater Microscopic Creatures - Microworlds Photography
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A freshwater copepod, possibly Mesocyclops edax. The size of the animal is about 1 mm. The shot taken in polarized light and muscles and fibrillar structures appear as bright bands. These copepods can predate on mosquito larvae and various other invertebrates.

A freshwater copepod, possibly Mesocyclops edax. The size of the animal is about 1 mm. The shot taken in polarized light and muscles and fibrillar structures appear as bright bands. These copepods can predate on mosquito larvae and various other invertebrates.


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