Ascomorpha ecaudis Perty, 1850
Ascomorpha ecaudis: swimming specimen from (4) with resting egg.
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis, dorsal view, focal plane on the cervivcal eyespot (arrow). Two of the 4 defecation reservoirs (DR) are visible. BS: blind ending intestinum. (3)
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis, lateral view, focal plane on thee cerebral eyespot and the blind ending intestinum (3)
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis carrying an amictic egg. (1)
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis; the diet are alge, which are only partly digested (brown material). Some of the alga are hosted in the diverticula of the intestinum as symbiotic zoochlorellae. The trophi are also visible in the upper left corner. (2)
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis: virgate trophi. In contrast to Ascomorpha ovalis the manubrium is straight (arrow). (5)
 
Ascomorpha ecaudis: another specimen from (4)
 
 
Location (5): Deuringer Heide, Augsburg, BY, Germany, pond
 
Habitat (5): detritus/ between submerged moss
 
Date (5): coll.: 10.06.2022; img.: 11.06.2022;
 
Location: Hattingen, Gartenteich (1); Ennepetal: water reservoir "Heilenbecker Talsperre"(2) (3), St. Renan, Lac Poulinoc, Brittany, France (4)
Habitat: Plankton (1);(2);(3);
Date: 10.08.2005 (1); 06.2009 (2); 13.03.2011 (3); 03.05.2014 (4)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
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