at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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Ostracod eggs Click on the image for next one in the series.

A clump of ostracod eggs laid on algae. Each egg is about 0.13 mm across. The eggs are very tough, and can survive complete drying out. The small structures sticking out of the eggs are peritrichs (attached ciliates). (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)