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jc maccagno
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Unusual Gastotrich ? Dasydytes

Post by jc maccagno »

Collected July 2010 bird sanctuary pond. 40X objective Meiji MX.ID base on 1 picture in Pennack 2nd ed. pp 155 Very little on the net. Any help in confirming the ID would be appreciated

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Wim van Egmond
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Post by Wim van Egmond »

A gastrotrich!


Ernst Hippe
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Post by Ernst Hippe »

I think it is a rotifer Bryceella!
Ernst Hippe

Joe P.
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Post by Joe P. »

Yes, I'd agree with Gastrotrich. Been a long time since I spent time with these, but I'd look at members of the genus Dasydytes.

Joe P.

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