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Recent observations

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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diatomwu

Date

September 16, 2016 02:00 PM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

Date

July 23, 2011 09:25 AM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

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July 23, 2011 09:42 AM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

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July 23, 2011 09:16 AM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

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July 23, 2011 04:16 AM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

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July 23, 2011 08:20 AM CDT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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niz

Date

July 23, 2011 04:11 AM CDT

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matthew46

Date

September 9, 2016 06:47 PM EDT

Description

Free-swimming colonial rotifers. I found these by doing an easy water sample from deeper in the lake.

Video here:
https://vimeo.com/182225992

And here:
http://youtu.be/n__jKHME_4s

And I wrote an essay on finding them here:
https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/?p=18762

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matthew46

Date

September 9, 2016 07:02 PM EDT

Description

Colony of rotifers (likely Sinantherina) found in Hawk Island Lake in Lansing. Video here:

https://vimeo.com/182225868

I wrote a brief essay on finding them here: https://microcosmos.foldscope.com/?p=18762

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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laragibson

Date

September 8, 2016 07:12 PM ADT

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Rotifers Phylum Rotifera

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laragibson

Date

September 8, 2016 06:35 PM ADT

Description

From fresh water

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d_b

Date

October 25, 2011 06:40 PM COT
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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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