Prepared Slide: Cnidaria Sertularia argentea zoophyte. The name "zoophyte" is obsolete in modern science.
Kingdom: Animalia / Subkingdom: Radiata / Phylum: Cnidaria Hatschek, 1888 / Subphylum: Medusozoa / Class: Hydrozoa Owen, 1843 / Subclass: Hydroidolina / Order: Leptothecatae / Family: Sertulariidae Lamouroux, 1812 / Genus: Sertularia Linnaeus, 1758 / Species: Sertularia argentea Linnaeus, 1758
Synonym: squirrel's tail hydroid, Neptune plant, air fern, and sea fir.
The image is of Sertularia argentea zoophyte and is the first at 40x. There are four views at 40x. There are also images at 100x that are based on the first two views at 40x.
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This slide was prepared by an unknown individual. It has been used in an unknown classroom setting. From the quality of the work, and the general appearance, it is estimated to have been prepared prior to 1900.
Forensics Lab Supply Number 3863377.
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