Par de rotíferos de la familia lepadellidae nadando entre algas filamentosas.
Nadando entre algas filamentosas
Alimentándose de bacterias
Rotifer found in moss on ground.
Microscope: 40x Objective
Illumination: Bright Field
Bdelloidea sp., washed from sample of Ceratodon purpureus, Søborg, Denmark, 10 January 2015
Photographed with Nikon Coolpix 4500 attached to Brunel BRS compound microscope at 100x and 200x
Rotifer Notommata. Not sure if described in New Zealand before. Link to video below:
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...