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    • Rotifera
    • Rotifer
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rotifer Phylum Rotifera

Observer

th0th

Date

March 30, 2014

Description

Found grazing a moss. Movie clip can be seen at https://www.flickr.com/photos/loarie/13521681504/

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 7, 2014

Description

Rotifer (in both extended and contracted form) found in moss

Microscope: 20x Objective
Illumination: Brightfield

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Date

March 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 3, 2014

Description

Rotifer (partially contracted) found in moss

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Brightfield

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 24, 1973

Description

430X magnification

Photos / Sounds

What

Rotifer Phylum Rotifera

Date

December 3, 2013

Description

Rotifer in completely contracted state found in moss

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Phase Contrast

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 27, 2013

Description

Rotifer (completely contracted) found in moss

Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright field

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 27, 2013

Description

Rotifer found in moss

Microscope: 20x Objective
Illumination: Bright field

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oscar_almeda

Date

November 2, 2013

Description

Encontrado en un florero con agua, en raíces muertas de un helecho acuatico

Photos / Sounds

What

Rotifer Phylum Rotifera

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

March 26, 2009

Description

Kingdom: Animalia
(unranked): Protostomia
(unranked): Spiralia
(unranked): Platyzoa
Phylum: Rotifera

100X magnification

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 24, 2013

Description

Rotifer

Device: Rain Trap

Temp: 44F 6.7C
pH: 6.9

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

Observer

th0th

Date

May 8, 2013
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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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