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Actinopodea - ? becoming rare

Dpt. of Cell Morphology Cell.Morphology at rz.ruhr-uni-bochum.de
Wed Oct 30 12:49:27 EST 1996

Mike Morgan wrote:

 mentioned that "the most interesting helizoans
> are becoming rare" e.g. Actinosphaerium.
> I have found, in my recent samples, many of
> these "rare" organisms, from many sites.

I had no difficulties in isolating a new culture of Actinosphaerium from 
freshwater probes this year. They seem not to be very rare.

Ralf Breuker

at the
Department of Cell Morphology
NDEF 05 / Ruhr University Bochum
44780 Bochum, FRG

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