Resticula gelida Harring& Myers 1922
Resticula gelida, female specimen swimming, dorsoventral view.
Resticula gelida, female specimen, lateral view. The dorsal antenna is visible (yellow arrow). The green arrow points to the retrocerebral sac which is filled with orange grains.
Resticula gelida, female specimen slightly compressed by the coverslide, dorsoventral view. Yellow arrowhead: retrocerebral sac; red arrowheads point to the longitudinal and transversal muscles; green arrowheads point to amoeboid cells.
Resticula gelida, female specimen, retrocerebral sac.
Resticula gelida, male specimen, dorsoventral view. In contrast to other monogonnt mal rotifers the males of R. gelida are only slightly smalle than the females, but can be distinguished from the latter by the lacking trophi.
Resticula gelida, male specimen, lateral view; DT: dorsal antenna; Pe: Penis; Sp: sperms; FD: foot glands; the arrowheads point to the body musculature.
Resticula gelida, male specimen, focal plane on the body musculature.
Resticula gelida, trophi, focal plane on the fulcrum (Fu), manubria (Ma) and rami (Ra).
Resticula gelida, trophi, focal plane on the fulcrum (Fu), dentated unci (Un), and pleural rods (PS).
Resticula gelida, Trophi; the rami have dentations on the inner margins (yellow arrowheads) and are windowed (green arrowheads).
Location: Sprockhövel Hasslinghausen, Hasslinghauser Mulde, pond covered with ice.
Habitat: Plankton
Date: 25.02.2011
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory