Cephalodella forficata Ehrenberg 1832
Cephalodella forficata, an "eye"less species lateral view; a specific feature are the red gastric glands of older animals. (2)
Cephalodella forficata, lateral view; specimen from (3); in this image the dorsal antenna (DA) and retrocerebral organ, consisting of the retrocerebral sac (arrow) and the retrocerebral duct (marked by arrowheads) are visible.
Cephalodella forficata, lateral view; specimen from (4)
Cephalodella forficata, lateral view of another specimen from (1).
Cephalodella forficata, dorsal view. (1)
Cephalodella forficata, specimen from (5), lateral view. While most of C. forficata-specimens have medium toes ( total length : toe length = 3 - 5) there are also specimens with short toes ( total length : toe length >5 ).
 
 
Location: Sprockhövel IGM Bildungszentrum, Teich (1); NSG Schwalm-Nette; pond (2); Bodensee at Bodman (3); Simmelried near Konstanz (4); Arnsberger Wald; NRW, Germany; Hochmoor (Kapellenplatz) (5)
Habitat: Plankton (1); Detritus (2); between plants (3); detritus (4); sphagnum moss (5)
Date: 21.10.2006/4.3.2007 (1); 29.04. 2016 (2); 29.09.2017 (3); 03.08.2009 (4); 27.11.2018 (5)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory