Enteroplea lacustris Ehrenberg 1830
Enteroplea lacustris, dorsoventral view; specimen from (2).
 
Enteroplea lacustris, same specimen anterior part; focus plane on the mastax and gastric glands. Also visible is the single cerebral eyespot. (2)
 
Enteroplea lacustris, lateral view, slightly compressed specimen. (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris; head completely retracted. The transparent integument reveals a perfect view of the pseudocoel. (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris, gastric glands with typical appendages (yellow arrows). The blue arrowheads point to the insertion points of some transversal muscle fibers. (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris, amoeboid tissue (blue arrows). (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris; as some of the filaments seem to be connected to muscle fibers, they could also be part of the nervous system (?). (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris, three aspects of the trophi (stacked images) (1)
 
Enteroplea lacustris, 2 aspects of trophi of specimen from (2)
 
 
 
Location (1): “Rotes Moor” nearby the city of Wesenberg/Mecklenburg-Vorpommern/Germany
Habitat (1): “Bruch” with waterplants, together with Cephalodella gigantea. About one specimen
per ml. Conductance: 85µS, pH: 6.5.
Date (1):collected 14.7.2015, images: 22.7.2015
Images of sample (1) courtesy of Richard Scholz.
 
Location (2): Fondotoce, Verbania, Piemont, Italy; pond
 
Habitat (2): periphyton (click to enlarge >>>>)
 
Date (2): 08.10.2021
 
 
 
 
 
 
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