MICRO*SCOPE Encyclopedia of Life classification
    Eucaryota : SAR (Stramenopiles, Alveolates, Rhizaria) : Alveolata : Ciliophora : Intramacronucleata : Protostomatea : Prorodontida : Colepidae
 
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This ciliat belongs to prostomatid group.
Coleps is one of nature“s little scavengers. It can eat residual tissue attached to cast off exoskeletons of arthropods, or will attack wounded organisms. Scale bar indicates 10 µm.
 
Collection from a tropical freshwater aquarium. This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.

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Place name: Tropical freshwater aquarium  
 
Latitude: 54,3018013     Longitude: 10,07120132
 




Dieser Ciliat gehört zur Gruppe der Prostomatida.
Coleps ist einer der kleinsten Aasfresser in der Natur. Er vertilgt z. B. Restgewebe toter Gliederfüßler, sie greifen auch verwundete Organismen an. Multiebenen-Abbildung, manuell gestapelt. Der Messbalken markiert eine Länge von 10 µm.

Aus einem Süßwasseraquarium für tropische Fische in Kiel. Mikrotechnik: Zeiss Universal, Kamera: Olympus C7070.

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