Proales theodora Gosse, 1887
Proales theodora, lateral view of specimen from (3). This species feeds on diatoms.
 
Proales theodora, upper image: this specimen has two ?glands? located on the left and right side beside the stomach, associated with the nephridia, with ring-like structures of unknown function. Lower image: detail (2)
 
Proales theodora, another specimen from location (4) with the same structure.
 
Proales theodora, specimen from location (5) without this structure. The arrowhead points to one of the flame celles in the nepridial system.
 
Proales theodora, lateral view of specimen from (2) carrying an egg.
 
Proales theodora, lateral view, specimen from (1)
 
Proales theodora, left image: detail of the posterior part: foot with toes. The arrowhead points to the tail; the triangles mark the ventral foot glands with granular content. Right image: frontal view of the head with double eyespot and 3 uncinal teeth (arrowheads).(2)
 
Proales theodora, virgate trophi. Fu: fulcrum; Ma: manubrium; Ra: ramus; Un: uncus. (3)
 
Location: Sprockhövel, IG Metall-Bildungszentrum, Teich; (1); Wetter/Ruhr, Harkortsee (2);
Habitat: Plankton (1); between filamenous algae (Melosira sp.) (2)
 
 
Location (3): Düssel near Wuppertal-Schöller, NRW; Germany (3)
Habitat (3): between algae (Vaucheria sp.) and diatoms on stones (1). (click image to enlarge >>>); Together with Encentrum spinosum and Cephalodella tenuior
01.04.2021 (3)
 
 
Location (4): Wetter, NRW, Germany; Elbschebach)
Habitat (4): between algae (Cladophoras sp.) and diatoms on stones (1). (click image to enlarge >>>); Together with Encentrum spinosum
26.04.2021 (4)
 
 
 
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
impresssum
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