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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

nick_1121

Date

January 28, 2016 10:24 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It is an animal that lives in a pond

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

novacekda

Date

January 28, 2016 01:23 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

#nofilter

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anmar2015

Date

January 23, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anmar2015

Date

January 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

swampy

Date

January 18, 2016

Description

From the January 11, 2016 water sample.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

swampy

Date

January 14, 2016

Description

From Monday's water sample.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

swampy

Date

January 13, 2016

Description

From Monday's water sample.

Photos / Sounds

What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

marknenadov

Date

January 9, 2016

Description

Creature appears to be stationary on one end. I suspect it is a rotifer. See this video for a better view and to see its motion: https://youtu.be/K2Rmnvoe5vw

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 6, 2016 04:00 PM PST

Description

quite a few of these found in the moss on the backside of the building. ~200um in length. Moves like an inch worm

Photos / Sounds

Observer

damontighe

Date

January 5, 2016 11:31 PM PST

Description

Found in drip pan of my outdoor ginkgo banzai. It had two tail spikes it used as anchors and the a big ciliated "head"

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

dragoncatzart

Date

December 23, 2015 12:39 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

anmar2015

Date

December 18, 2015

Description

From a water specimen In a Livestock water trough
Video Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWduytdCViM

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Description from Wikipedia

The rotifers (Rotifera, commonly called wheel animals) make up a phylum of microscopic and near-microscopic pseudocoelomate animals. They were first described by Rev. John Harris in 1696, and other forms were described by Anton van Leeuwenhoek in 1703. Most rotifers are around 0.1–0.5 mm long (although their size can range from 50 μm to over 2 millimeters), and are common in freshwater environments throughout the world with a few saltwater species; for example, those of genus Synchaeta. Some...

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