Squatinella mutica var.mutica Ehrenberg, 1832
Squatinella mutica mutica, dorsoventral view; specimen from (2). In contrast to S. rostrum the foot has no dorsal spine.
Squatinella mutica mutica, ventral view of the head; focus plane on the ventral cilia which oscillate in transversal direction while swimming (2)
Squatinella mutica mutica, dorsoventral view. The posterior end of the lorica is rounded. (1)
Squatinella mutica mutica, specimen from (3), optical cross-section through the head, a little bit more dorsal than the image above. The left and right bundles of motile cilia are visible just like the eyespots and some nuclei of the brain.
Squatinella mutica mutica, same specimen from (3), two more optical cross-sections through the head, focus plane more dorsal showing the base (upper image) and the tip (lower image) of the dorsal antenna. In the lower image the sensory cilia of the dorsal antenna are visible as well.
Squatinella mutica mutica, specimen from (3), images showing left (upper image) and right (lower image) lateral antenna.
 
Location: Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmer, Teich; (1); (2); Simmelried near Konstanz, Germany (3)
Habitat: periphyton, detritus (1); (2); Detritus (3)
Date: 06.04.2005 (1); 26.01.2016 (2); 07.10.2017 (3)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory