Dicranophorus edestes Harring& Myers, 1928
Dicranophorus edestes: lateral view. A species without eyespots and no lateral palps on rostrum. This species prefers diatoms as diet. Straight toes without claw; toe length vs. total length: 1/4 (1)
 
Dicranophorus edestes: lateral view of specimen from (2); focus plane on the conspicuous retrocerebral sac with duct.
 
Dicranophorus edestes: crop of the above image. (2)
 
Dicranophorus edestes: lateral view of specimen from (3);
 
Dicranophorus edestes: forcipate trophi; base of rami with alulae; inner margins of rami with teeth of unequal size; left:sample from (1) ; right:sample from (2) ;
 
Location : Hattingen Wodantal, Heierbergsbach (1) ;
Habitat (1) : between submersed mosses(1)
Date (1) : 16.05.2019(1)
 
 
Location: Heilenbecker Talsperre; NRW, Germany; creek (billabong) (2)
 
Habitat: detritus/ psammon in lotic water (click to enlarge >>>>), together with an undidentified bdelloid rotfer (2)
 
Date: 24.06.2021 (2);
 
 
 
Location (3): Langazel, Bretagne, France, Venn
 
Habitat (3): between sphagnum moss
 
Date (3): 21.08.2021
 
 
 
 
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