Pterocystis spec.

Pterocystis spec.

I found this heliozoon in a sample from Crailoo and made a dried preparation. In phase contrast the typical Pterocystis spines became visible. It could be P. pulchra.

Pterocystis spec.
The arrows point to the radial elements.
Pterocystis spec.

Pterocystis spec.

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