Cephalodella ventripes DIXON-NUTALL 1901
Cephalodella ventripes, lateral view. A species with a cerebral eyespot, a long tail protruding beyond the ventrally orientated foot. The mouth has some "tweezer"-like structures for picking up small alge (arrowheads).
Cephalodella ventripes, dorsal view, between some diatoms. The cerebral eyespot is a transversal line. The groove between the plates is clearly visible on the distal part of the lorica in this focal plane.
Cephalodella ventripes, trophi Type A in lateral view.
Cephalodella ventripes, another specimen from (2), lateral view.
Cephalodella ventripes, same specimen as above from (2), trophi type A.
Location: water reservoir near Wuppertal/ NRW/ Germany (1); Wertach billabong, Bobingen,Bavaria (2)
Habitat: Plankton / submersed moss (1); subersed moss (2)
Date: 22.03.2014 (1); 7.04.2014 (2)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
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