Drilophaga bucephalus Vejdovski 1883
Drilophaga bucephalus, dorsoventral view, specimen from (1).
Drilophaga bucephalus, dorsoventral view, specimen from (1).

Drilophaga bucephalus, two aspects of the trophi (1).

Drilophaga bucephalus, ventral view, specimen from (3).
Drilophaga bucephalus, lateral view, specimen from (3).
Drilophaga bucephalus, ventral view, specimen from (2).

Drilophaga bucephalus, upper images: two aspects of the trophi, specimen from (2). lower images: two aspects of the trophi, specimen from (3).
Location: Simmelried near Konstanz, pond (1); Hattingen Felderbachtal, Mühlteich (2,3)
Habitat: sphagnum (1); Detritus/ between algae (Vaucheria sp.) (2,3) free living. Drilophaga is reported to live parasitic on the integument of certain Annelids, e.g. Nais, but none of the hosts mentioned by KOSTE (1978) could be found in the samples where I found Drilophaga.
Date: 05.11.2009 (1); 29.05.2016 (2); 05.06.2016 (3)
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