Cephalodella edax Hollowday 1993
Cephalodella edax: total length about 120µm; is a parasite of Uroglena volvox.
Cephalodella edax, lateral view; can swim very fast if not residing in the host colony; no eyespot; short toes that are bent backwards.
Cephalodella edax, the dorsal view shows the conspicuous bowls in the gastric glands (lipoids?).
Cephalodella edax, egg in an Uroglena colony; two different focal planes.
Cephalodella edax, two aspects of the trophi
Location: Glörtalsperre
Habitat: Plankton
Date: 17.04.2010
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
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