Urceolaria mitra (wiki)

Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Protozoa
Phylum: Ciliophora
Class: Oligohymenophorea
Order: Mobilida
Family: Urceolariidae
Genus: Urceolaria
Species: mitra

Date: 2020-03-07
Place: 48.875579, 14.696892 (NPR Brouskuv mlyn)
Observer: sumie-dh
Biotope: benthos, under stones
Microscope: Carl Zeiss Jenaval (dark field)
Amplification: 200x
Description: Numerous specimens was observed on both planarian species of this locality [genus Polycelis and Schmidtea]. This picture was taken on surface of living Schmidtea sp. specimen under cover glass. Reference of this parasite was taken from work M. Rataj, P. Vd’ačný - Living morphology and molecular phylogeny of oligohymenophorean ciliates associated with freshwater turbellarians - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31120041. Note they are visible also on living planarian on macro picture.

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