Cephalodella tenuior Gosse 1886
Cephalodella tenuior, an eyeless Cephalodella species with medium toes (total length vs. toe length: 4:1). The diet of this population was Cryptomonads (Cryptomonas ovata) which gives the conspicuous coloration of the stomach/ intestinum.
 
Cephalodella tenuior, another specimen (slightly compressed by the cover glass) from the same location; the arrow points to the gastric glands with granules.
 
Cephalodella tenuior, another specimen from the same location; the arrow points to two light refracting bodies in the cerebral ganglion.
 
Cephalodella tenuior, another specimen from the same location; this connection between the two light light refracting bodies (arrow) could be observed in several specimens.
 
This egg was found in the same sample and may be a resting egg of C. tenuior
 
Cephalodella tenuior, trophi. (type B). The arrows point to the pleual rods.
 
Loacation: VennerMoor near Senden (NRW); Germany
Habitat: between algae
Date: 20.05.2019
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