Planarian hunting trip
The planarian hunt continues through Göttingen. This time the Rink Lab sampling team spread out to the Leine and Flüthe in Göttingen, in search for new planarians. Indeed, something astonishing was discovered.
Nearly all individuals of the genus Polycelis were covered by small, transparent epibionts. Further analysis showed that these animals are most probably of the species Urceolaria mitra.