Embata hamata Murray 1906
Embata hamata: whirling specimen; dorsoventral view. (1).
 
Embata hamata: whirling specimen; dorsoventral view. (1).
 
Embata hamata: same specimen; it seems as if the trochal discs are flexible and can be twisted somehow. (1).
 
Embata hamata: creeping specimen; retracted corona, dorsoventral view. (3).
 
Embata hamata; left: head / corona of whirling specimen from (1); right: rostrum of of head, corona retracted (crop of the above image) (3).
 
Embata hamata: lateral view of optical longitudinal section, focus plane on the dorsal antenna. (1).
 
Embata hamata: two aspects of the foot with characteristic divergent spurs, ventral view. . Left: all 4 toes are retracted; right: the dorsal toes are expanded. (2).
 
Embata hamata: ramate trophi with dental formula (DF): 2/2; rami length: 17µm
 
 
 
 
Location (1): Le Garo; Ploguin; Brittany, France
 
Habitat: moss in lotic water (click to enlarge >>>>)
 
Date: 24.08.2021 (1);
 
Location (2) (3): Stang-Alar; Botanical Garden, Brest; Brittany, France
 
Habitat (2) (3): detritus/ psammon in lotic water (click to enlarge >>>>)
 
Date: 28.08.2021 (2); 16.08.2021 (3)
 
 
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