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grahame

Date

September 20, 2018

Description

In among the detritus and silt from the margins of the info centre pond.
Generally quite sluggish, but saw a couple that were able to move quite fast (relatively speaking)

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grahame

Date

August 10, 2018

Description

Neat looking critter.
In the main pond.

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What

Life

Observer

grahame

Date

September 8, 2018

Description

Another unknown
In water trough

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What

Life

Observer

grahame

Date

September 8, 2018

Description

I thought possibly a brown algae and have had a suggestion of amoeba.
Basically no idea.
From the rubble in the bottom of a water trough.

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grahame

Date

September 8, 2018

Description

In a drinking trough.

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grahame

Date

September 8, 2018

Description

The iNat menu keeps wanting to make this Psudopediastrum boryanum.
According to NZOR we don't have any Psudopediastrum in NZ.
Does any one with some knowledge wish to comment ?

In the rubble in the bottom of a drinking trough.

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What

Kowhai Genus Sophora

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grahame

Date

September 4, 2018

Description

Spring has arrived

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grahame

Date

September 3, 2018

Description

From main pond.

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grahame

Date

September 3, 2018

Description

From main pond.
Biraphid ?

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grahame

Date

September 3, 2018

Description

From main pond.
Biraphid ?
Probably the biggest diatom I've found so far.

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grahame

Date

September 3, 2018

Description

From main pond.
Biraphid ?

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grahame

Date

September 3, 2018

Description

From main pond.
Biraphid ?

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grahame

Date

September 1, 2018

Description

From an old drainage ditch

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grahame

Date

September 1, 2018

Description

From an old drainage ditch

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shona_t

Date

August 31, 2018 06:28 PM NZST

Description

Fungi? ball on top puffs out spores when touched.
8 points on fleshy green base. Ball 15mm, base 55mm ish.
Several individuals on grass mulch. Open ground beside Euphorbia planted a few months ago by Craig's team.

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grahame

Date

August 24, 2018

Description

Cinetochilum margaritaceum is the thumbprint like cillate to the right.
These 2 images show Amoebae phagocytosis.

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grahame

Date

August 24, 2018

Description

From a water trough

Protozoans

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What

Protozoans Kingdom Protozoa

Observer

grahame

Date

August 18, 2018

Description

From slow flowing fresh water

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grahame

Date

August 18, 2018

Description

From slow flowing fresh water

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grahame

Date

August 19, 2018

Description

From slow flowing fresh water

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grahame

Date

August 14, 2018

Description

From a water trough

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grahame

Date

August 14, 2018

Description

Ribbon like freshwater critter

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

This has me stumpped at present.
Any thoughts ??
From water in a flooded area under heavy vegetation.
Images are of two individuals.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Possibly Actinobolinidae ??
Anyone with an idea ??
From a flooded area under dense vegetation.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Some form of cillate, I think ??

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grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

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grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

Description

I usually see these lurking under algae etc on the bottom of the slide.
First one I've seen in the open.
Very neat critter.

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What

Copepods Subclass Copepoda

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grahame

Date

August 8, 2018

Description

Copepoda larvae

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Ostracods Class Ostracoda

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grahame

Date

August 7, 2018