Cephalodella auriculata Mueller 1773
Cephalodella auriculata, lateral view, feeds mainly on small algae, the cells of which are opened with the tweezer-like trophi. (2)
Cephalodella auriculata, lateral view of a specimen from (3)
Cephalodella auriculata, dorsoventral view of a specimen from (3), focus plane on the 4 caudal bristles.
Cephalodella auriculata, lateral view, same specimen after depostion of an amictic egg. (2)
Cephalodella auriculata, dorsoventral view, (1)
Cephalodella auriculata, dorsal view, focus plane on the "lower lip" (1),
Cephalodella auriculata, trophi in lateral view, two different focus planes. (3)
 
Location: Gevelsberg, GruKlaZi, pond (1)Sprockhövel, IG-Metall-Bildungszentrum, pond (2); Recker Moor, ditch with Sphagnum (3); NSG Schwalm-Nette, pond with Utricularia sp. (4)
Habitat: periphyton, plankton (2); periphyton (3), (4)
Date: 23.08.2005 (11); 16.03.2007 (2); 20.06.2018 (3); 18.09.2011 (4)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory