Beauchampiella eudactylota Gosse 1886
Beauchampiella eudactylota, dorsoventral view of a specimen from (2)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, lateral view of the same specimen (2).
Beauchampiella eudactylota, dorsal view on two of the four conspicuous nephridial organs. in the upper part of the image the setae of the the dorsal antenna are visible (2).
Beauchampiella eudactylota, transition from the trunk to the foot. Visible are the transversely striated muscles (2).
Beauchampiella eudactylota, focus on the left lateral antenna (2).
Beauchampiella eudactylota, ramate troph, also visible is the red pigmentof the eyespot. (3)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, trophi (2)
Beauchampiella eudactylota swimming. Image taken without coverslip. (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, crop of the above image. White arrows: muscle strands, (E): eyespot, (MA): mastax, (VE): vitellarium, (ST): stomach, (RE): resting egg. The long toes are used for fitful changes in direction of movement. (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, lateral view on the rotatory organ. White arrows: hanks of long cilia. (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota (M): foot segments with strong internal musculature; (VE): Vitellarium, (RE): resting egg. (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota Foot in ventral viewt. White arrow: insertion of toes. (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, toes (1).
Beauchampiella eudactylota,cross striated longitudinal muscle (1)
Beauchampiella eudactylota, two aspects of the trophi (stacked images). (1)
Images from sample (1): courtesy of Richard Scholz.
Location: Moor near lake Serrahn, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/ Germany (1); Simmelried, Konstanz, Germany (2); (3).
Habitat: Spagnum, detritus; together with Tetrasiphon hydrocora, Euchlanis sp. and Notommata allantois. About one specimen per 50 ml. Conductance-value: 20µS, pH: 5.3 .(1). Mud in Sphagnum pond (2); (3)
Date: collected 17.7.2015, images: 13.8.2015 (1); coll.: 28.09.2017; img.:11.10.2017 (2); 02.11.2021 (3)
freshwater life
marine life