Asplanchna girodi de Guerne, 1888
Asplanchna girodi, lateral view, whirling. Specimen with resting egg in the ovary.
 
Asplanchna girodi, another specimen from (2)
 
Asplanchna girodi, corona
 
Asplanchna girodi, sausage-like vitellarium
 
Asplanchna girodi, intestinum with 2 gastric glands (GG)
 
Asplanchna girodi, like other Asplanchna species A. girodi is a predator of other plankton rotifers. This one has swallowed 7 Keratella-rotifers.
Asplanchna girodi, intestinum of the above specimen.
 
Asplanchna girodi, the structure of the left and right lateral antenna (arrows) is different .
 
   
Asplanchna girodi, incudate trophi of two different specimens.
Asplanchna girodi, resting egg.
 
Location: Etang de Kegoat, Bourg Blanc, Brittany, France (1); Plabennec, Brittany, France (1), lake (2);
Habitat: Plankton (1); (2)
Date: 11.05.14 (1); 11./12.08. 2019 (2)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory