Ophryoglena sp.
Ophryoglena is often characterized by conspicuous food vacuoles which come from the carotene-colored lipid droplets of copepods for example. (3)
 
Ophryoglena sp.: this specimens have been feeding on the plastids of the alga Nitella sp. (5)
 
Ophryoglena sp.: several specimens in the alga Nitella sp. (5)
 
Ophryoglena sp.: oral apparatus with with the so-called "Lieberkuensches Organell" ("watch-glass body" of the above specimens. Left: location (3); right: location (5)
 
Ophryoglena sp.; in this image the oral apparatus ( which has the form of a "6") with the so-called "Lieberkuensches Organell" (arrowhead) is visible. (2)
 
Ophryoglena sp.; specimen from (4), focus plane on the contractile vacuole (CV)s and the macronucleus (Ma) with micronucleus (Mi).
 
Ophryoglena sp.; detail of the specimen in the above image showing the collecting canals (one of which is marked by arrowheads) and the ampullae (am) of the contractile vacuole (cv). (4)
 
 
 
 
 
Location (5): Schlaugraben, Augsburg, BY, Germany, pond
 
Habitat (5): detritus/ between submerged moss
 
Date (5): coll.: 10.06.2022; img.: 11.06.2022;
 
 
Location: Gevelsberg, Gruenes Klassenzimmer, pond (1); (3); (4); Wahner Heide near Cologne, trench (2);
Habitat : Detritus (1); (2); (3); (4)
Date: 8.8.2006 (1); 04.02.2010 (2); 12.11.2011 (3); 02.06.2011 (4)
 
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