Conochiloides dossuarius Hudson 1875
Conochiloides dossurarius, a pelagic rotifer. In contrast to some colonial Conochilus-species like C. unicornis or C. hippocrepis the species of the subgenus Conochiloides are solitary, and the ventral antennas are located posterior of the corona. In contrast to Conochiloides natans (with two separate ventral antennas) the ventral antennas are partly fused (arrows). (1)
 
Conochilus dossurarius, lateral view. The arrow points to the knob-like dorsal antenna. An: anus; Co: corona; Ft: foot; In: intestinum; St: stomach; Tr: malleoramate trophi; V:. partly fused ventral antenna. (1)
 
 
Conochilus dossurarius var. coenobasis, a pelagic rotifer, lateral view. (2)
 
Conochilus dossurarius var. coenobasis, a pelagic rotifer, lateral view. In contrast to Conochilus natans this species has a partly adnate lateral antennae (arrowhead). (2)
 
Location: Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany; pond (1); Etang de Kegoat-Bourg Blanc, Brittany, France (2)
Habitat: Plankton(1); (2)
Date: 07.08.2012 (1); 13.05.2014 (2)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
plingfactory