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    • 완보동물문
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    • Tardigrada
  • English
    • Waterbears
    • Tardigrades
  • Spanish
    • Osos de agua
  • Japanese
    • 緩歩動物門

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Recent observations

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

tiskolin

Date

November 24, 2016

Description

Tardigrade doing tardigrade stuff. Sample from moss in my backyard.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

laksiyer

Date

October 21, 2016

Description

A tardigrade. Based on the features, it belongs to the Milensium genus. My iniial guess was M. tardigradum, but more characters need to be analyzed to be sure. For details and videos, please see
https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/?p=19782

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

stephen_sikes

Date

October 23, 2016 07:51 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

stephen_sikes

Date

October 22, 2016 07:34 PM PDT

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

stephen_sikes

Date

October 16, 2016 12:54 PM PDT

Description

Moss Otters

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

stephen_sikes

Date

October 16, 2016 06:05 PM PDT

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Square

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

stephen_sikes

Date

October 16, 2016 05:52 PM PDT

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Square

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 16, 2016 11:25 AM PDT

Description

Found by Stephen Sikes in moss from this observation
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4371766

Photos / Sounds

What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 16, 2016 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Found by Stephen Sikes in moss from this observation
http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/4371766

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Square

Observer

leptonia

Date

October 16, 2016 12:30 PM PDT

Description

Pale cylindrical/rectangular mouthpart (non-everted stylet type?)
Long, curved non-branched claws
brownish body

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leptonia

Date

October 16, 2016 12:25 PM MST

Description

Crown-shaped everted mouthpart (engulfing type?)
Smallish/moderate sized claws, forked/branches structure.
Pharynx greenish, wishbone shaped (visible at middle right of 2nd photo).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

amanda3497

Date

September 21, 2016 12:41 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Tardigrades (commonly known as waterbears or moss piglets) are small, water-dwelling, segmented micro-animals with eight legs.

No range data available.
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