Rotaria neptunoida Harring, 1913
Rotaria neptunoida, creeping.
Rotaria neptunoida, whirling (Gevelsberg, GruKlaZi, 3.6.2006)
Rotaria neptunoida, focal plane on the foot with the bendable spurs (Sp) and toes. The ventral toes (vT) are much longer than the dorsal toes (dT). (3.6.2006)
Rotaria neptunoida, the triangles show the extreme long footglands (27.07.2007)
Rotaria neptunoida, three stages of movement
Rotaria neptunoida, head. Two eyespots on the rostrum. The lamella is single-lobed without notch. The arrows point to the retracted trochal discs.
Rotaria neptunoida, Foot with toes.
Rotaria neptunoida, trophi in cephalic view. Dental formula 2/2.
Rotaria neptunoida, trophi in caudal view. The rami apophysis become visible (arrowheads). This can help to distinguihs R. neptunoida from R. tardigrada where the rami apophysis are lacking.
Location : Gevelsberg, Stefansbachtal, Grünes Klassenzimmer, Teich
Habitat: decomposing leafs
Date: 19.3.2005
Identification by courtesy of Nataliia Iakovenko, University of Ostrava, Czech republic.
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