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Gobiella moving along an algae.
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The Gobiella starts stretching
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It covers two algae and starts making holes in each cell.
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After an hour the cells are empty and the amoeba starts to encyst somewhere.
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Cyst, fresh because of the green color, and attached to the cover slip with a hyaline membrane.
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Empty cyst and a Lecythium having profit of the hole made by the vampyrellid
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Empty cyst, with some disks inside. Only one is visible (arrow)
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Long stretched Gobiella, about 300 µm
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Cell with disk, the same as in the image below
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Empty cells with holes and a disk which was left behind by Gobiella. It is remarkable that this was the only disk observed in the culture. It is not clear what happened with the other disks.
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Cyst
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The same cyst as above, on the preyed algae with holes made by Gobiella.
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Cyst, stacked images
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Empty cyst
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Microchlamys patella
Long stretched cell