Synchaeta pectinata Ehrenberg, 1832
Synchaeta pectinata: this very common pelagic rotifer can be identified by the two tubular antennae on the frontal margin (triangles). (1)
Synchaeta pectinata: this very common pelagic rotifer can be identified by the two tubular antennae on the frontal margin (triangles). (2)
Synchaeta pectinata: detail image of the head showing the cilated antennae and the four styles.
Synchaeta pectinata: focal plane on the ventral longitudinal (yellow arrowheads) and transversal (green arrowheads) muscles. The toes are minute.
Synchaeta pectinata: sometimes the trophi are protruded.
Synchaeta pectinata: very often these species is infected by fungal and microsporidal parasites.
Synchaeta pectinata: very often these species is infected by fungal and microsporidal parasites.
Synchaeta pectinata: trophi (3)
Fundort: Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmmer, pond (1,2)
Habitat: Plankton
Datum:14.3.05 (1); 14.4.2007 (2)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
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