Platycola has mounted its lorica upside down on the Hyponeuston, the aquatic area closely attached to the water surface. Obviously the water´s surface tension was more attractive than the petri dish ore bunches of filamentous algae.
Sample from a little creek near Kiel. This image was taken using Zeiss Universal with Olympus C7070 CCD camera.
This image was taken by Wolfgang Bettighofer. Image copyright by Wolfgang Bettighofer (www.protisten.de); image used under license to MBL.
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