Didymodactylos carnosus Milne 1916
Didymodactylos carnosus, a relative large bdelloid rotifer very common in moss and humus soil samples.
Didymodactylos carnosus; head, the upper lip shows two conspicuous lobes (triangles)
Didymodactylos carnosus; left: foot with spurs and two toes (Another Bdelloid with only two toes is Ceratotrocha cornigera). The toes are surrounded by a sheath. Right image: rostrum with three-lobed lamella
Didymodactylos carnosus; trophi with yellow margin; dental formula: 4/4
Didymodactylos carnosus; specimen from Hattingen, 31.12.2012, dorsal view
Didymodactylos carnosus; crop from above image, showing apices on the lobes of the upper lip (Hattingen, 31.12.2012)
Didymodactylos carnosus; ventral view (Hattingen, 31.12.2012)
Didymodactylos carnosus; ventral view, rostrum with lamella (Hattingen, 31.12.2012)
Didymodactylos carnosus; trophi of specimen from Hattingen (5.2.2013).
Didymodactylos carnosus; trophi of specimen from (4)
Location: (1)Alley in Marina di Torre del lago P. / Tuscany/ Italy; (2) Germany, Hattingen Oberstueter, forest (3) Sprockhövel, Wodantal, bridge, dry moss; (4) Dunkerey Hill, Somerset, GB
Habitat: (1)moss on tree, together with Mniobia magna; (2) beech litter (Fagus) ; (4) moss
Date: (1) 1.11.2012; (2) 31.12.2012; (3) 03.07.2013; (4) coll. 18.08.2013, img 23.08.2013
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