Credit: GERD GUENTHER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Light microscope footage of Lesquereusia spiralis, showing the movement of the testate amoeba in timelapse. The original capturing time was about 4 min. Lesquereusia is a testate amoeba with a ovoid, slightly lateral flattened test with an asymmetrical neck. The test is composed of siliceous, curved rods with a meshwork of organic cement. Lesquereusia moves with finger-like pseudopods called lobopodia. The amoeba was found in a moor habitat where it lives between the sphagnum mosses or benthic in the detritus. Microscopic contrast method used: differential interference contrast. Captured field width: 0.4mm

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Lesquereusia amoeba timelapse, LM

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Duration: 00:00:28.14

Frame size: 1920x1080

Frame rate: 24

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Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 952.7M

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Capture format: Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K

Frame size: 3840x2160

Codec: Photo - JPEG

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