Dicranophorus forcipatus O.F. Mueller 1786
Dicranophorus forcipatus, swimming, dorsoventral view.
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, lateral view, grazing on a Spirogyra-alga.
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, swimming, lateral view, focal plane on the trophi.
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, swimming, dorsoventral view; head with two eyspots on the rostrum.
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, trophi from two different specimens. The number of teeth may vary (red arrows). Alulae with protrusions (green arrows).
 
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, the arrowheads mark (part of) the RCO. (2)
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, flame cell (part of nephridial system) near brain. (2)
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, specimen from (3)
 
Dicranophorus forcipatus, forcioate trophi from above specimen.The arrowheads in the right image mark a epipharyngeal structure. (3)
 
 
Location: Stefansbachtal Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmer,pond (1); Sprockhövel Schee, NRW, Germany, pond (2) Crummbach, Simplon-Pass, altitude 2000m (3)
Habitat: Plankton/ between plants Iris / Sparganium (1); between plants (2); lotic water between Fontinalis-moss (3)
Datum: 04.09.2006 (1); 27.05.2021 (2); coll.: 09.10.2021, img.: 21.10.2021 (2);
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