Trichodina pediculus
Trichodina pediculus on a tentacle of Hydra sp.
 
Trichodina pediculus on a tentacle of Hydra sp.
 
Trichodina pediculus
 
Trichodina pediculus: focal plane on the adhesive disc. In contrast to Trichodina domerguei megamicronucleata this species has an adhesive disc with 8-31 denticles (some of them are marked by arrowheads)
 
This "wheel" of denticles was excreted by the rotifer Trichocerca rattus-carinata. The brown spot in the background is a resting egg of this rotifer.
Location: Gevelsberg, Stefansbachtal, Stefansbach
Habitat: Hydra on the roots of salix sp.
Date: 19.8.2006
 
 
 
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