Resticula melandocus Gosse 1887
Resticula melandocus; dorsoventral view; specimen from (2)
Resticula melandocus; dorsoventral view; toes at their base bulb-like. The arrowheads point to the ducts leading fron the big foot glands (right) to the tips of the toes.(2)
 
Resticula melandocus; dorsoventral view; focal plane on the eyespots.(1)
Resticula melandocus is a carnivorous rotifer. At least two trophi and one pair of eyespots of bdelloid rotifers (probably Rotaria sp.) are visible in the intestinum of this specimen. (1)
Resticula melandocus; two aspects of the trophi. (1)
Resticula melandocus; trophi, specimen from (2)
Resticula melandocus; trophi, specimen from (3)
 
Location: Stefansbachtal Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmer, pond (1);Sprockhövel Hasslinghausen Teich (2); RUB Bochum, pond (3)
Habitat: periphyton on the stonewort Nitella mucronata (1); periphyton (2,3)
Date: 24.5.2008; 06.04.2011 (2); 01.09.2013 (3)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory