MICRO*SCOPE Encyclopedia of Life classification
    Eucaryota : Opisthokonta : Metazoa : Bilateria : Protostomia : Spiralia : Gnathifera : Syndermata : Rotifera : Bdelloidea : Philodinidae
Philodina megalotrocha

We see the foot-tail with the two spurs (arrowhead). The foot is partially retracted, which becomes visible through the annulated integument. Eyespot (double headed arrow), trophi (arrow). Scale bar indicates 50 µm.

Sample from a tropical freshwater aquarium. Sampling date 3/2023. The image was built up using several photomicrographic frames with manual stacking technique. Images were taken using Zeiss Axioplan with Olympus OM-D M5 MKII.

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Place name: Tropical freshwater aquarium  
Latitude: 54.3018013     Longitude: 10.07120132

Das Bild zeigt den Fuß mit den Sporen (Pfeilspitze). Der Fuß ist teilweise eingezogen, was das geringelte Integument anzeigt. Augenfleck (Doppelkopfpfeil), Kauer (Pfeil). Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 50 µm.

Probe aus einem Süßwasseraquarium. Datum der Aufsammlung: 3/2023. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Axioplan, Kamera: Olympus OM-D M5 MKII.

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Philodina megalotrocha
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