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    • Tardigrada
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Recent observations

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

karolina

Date

April 9, 2016

Description

here's a video of him: https://youtu.be/M0_AI36qgL0

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

cquandary

Date

April 8, 2016 04:30 PM PDT

Description

Located in or on barnicles.

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

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filly45

Date

April 11, 2016 11:15 AM CDT

Description

Location not exact. Found 5, 4 of which had eggs. Found in moss from rock in center of stream.

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

bio01

Date

April 9, 2016 02:09 PM AWST

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

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damontighe

Date

March 15, 2016 06:13 PM PDT

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

celticcail

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

Reporting observation. Specimen collected by A. Petchel from a Bryophyte.

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

abbykolakowski

Date

February 4, 2016

Description

common name: water bears

They have little arms that they paddle around with and cute little mouths.

They are the strongest animal in existence, surviving all 5 mass extinctions.

They have been taken to space and boiled, and still survived.

They are clear in color and look like little caterpillars that swim around.

They live anywhere with water, from ponds to dew drops.

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

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miss3s

Date

February 1, 2016 08:26 AM EST

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Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

leptonia

Date

January 27, 2016 07:56 AM PST

Description

From moss on exposed granite at UCSC health center - each leg with two bifurcated hooks

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 6, 2016 04:21 PM PST

Description

2 hooks on each "foot". Found on a piece of lichen. Found by Kerry. 2 hooks on each tail paddle. Each hook branched

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

damontighe

Date

November 26, 2015 03:46 PM PST

Description

Here is a video of the little guy https://youtu.be/7yUbX2MJa-0

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What

Tardigrades Phylum Tardigrada

Observer

swampy

Date

November 8, 2015

Description

From a water sample from a beaver dam.

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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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