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    • Rotifera
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Recent observations

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What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

matthew46

Date

July 3, 2016 10:45 PM ADT

Description

I'm not sure what this is. I gathered it up in some duckweed from a suffering kettle pond formed from a cut off creek. Video here:
https://vimeo.com/173564843

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Observer

matthew46

Date

July 4, 2016

Description

Found in a drained branch creek of the Grand River off of the Lansing River Trail.
Video here: https://vimeo.com/173564818

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What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

naturalist39

Date

June 29, 2016

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Observer

damontighe

Date

May 22, 2016 05:56 PM MST

Description

Foldscope microscopy with iPhone6s on 2016.06.05

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016

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Observer

tiskolin

Date

May 28, 2016
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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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