Trichocerca (Diurella) porcellus Gosse 1851
Trichocerca porcellus, species with stout body and two ventrally curved toes of nearly equal length. Lateral view.(1)
Trichocerca porcellus, species with stout body and two ventrally curved toes of nearly equal length. Lateral view. (1)

Trichocerca porcellus, lateral view. (1). T. porcellus may be confused with Trichocerca intermedia; but in T. porcellus the left manubrium has a double crutch (see arrow and image of trophi below)

Trichocerca porcellus, specimen from (2)
Trichocerca porcellus, specimen from (2); left image: troph in ventral view; in contrast to T. intermedia the left manubrium has a double crutch (arrowheads). Right image: toes (of a compressed specimen).
 
Location: Gevelsberg, Grünes Klassenzimmmer, pond (1); Recker Moor; trench (2)
Habitat: between algae, detritus (1); detritus (2)
Date: 13.9. 2005 (1); 21.06.2018 (2)
freshwater life
procaryota
algae
plants
protists
"worms"
molluscs
arthropods
marine life
mediterranean
tropical
misc
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