Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum Milne 1886
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, dorsoventral view.
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, another specimen, dorsoventral view.
Squatinella rostrum : is a relative small rotifer, compared to the rotifer Brachionus sp. (left) and the green alga Pediastrum.
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum , specimen with 3 tips at the back of the dorsal lorica.
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, lateral view. The dorsal spine on the foot is clearly visible (arrow).
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, focus plane on the foot with the not so conspicuous sting (arrow) on the dorsal base of the toes. This feature separates S. rostrum from S. mutica
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, another specimen, showing the conspicuous eyespots.
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, crop of the above image; eyespots with "lenses".
Squatinella rostrum ssp. rostrum, detail of the above image; Li: lipoid droplet as "lens"; Pi: pigment cup; N: sensory cell.
Location: Sprockhövel IGM Bildungszentrum, Teich
Habitat: Plankton / Periphyton
Date:24.9.06/ 21.11.2009
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory