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Collotheca libera Zacharias, 1894

Collotheca libera, total view, a species with two conspicuous eyespots in the dorsal lobe. The bell-shaped sheath of this species is very wide. Foot with distal onion-shaped thickening (arrowhead). This specimen has an amictic egg (arrow).

 
Collotheca libera, same specimen as above; focus plane on the cilia of the dorsal lobe.
 
 
Images courtesy of Dr. Martin Kreutz; Litzelstetten.
 
Location: Rhine, near wastewater treatment plant Wollmatingen/ Konstanz
Habitat: plankton
Date: 05.08.1998
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
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