Rotifer ID ?

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Jacek
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Rotifer ID ?

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What is Rotifera, moves slowly, instead of the legs is the tip of the brush ?

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Post by Mitch640 »

Wow, a wonderful find. I gad no idea there was such a thing. I'll be interested to know what it turns out to be. :)

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Post by Jacek »

Thank you, I wonder what kind of beast

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Post by Mitch640 »

I don't know. Did it act like a flat worm at all? Sliding along the glass? It seem to have a mouth in the center, like a planaria. Just a guess though. I have never seen anything like it.

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Post by Bruce Taylor »

I know nearly nothing about rotifers. However, to keep the thread alive...perhaps a Bradyscela?

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Post by verolet »

hi Jacek
i don't think that it is a rotifer because i can't see any trophi.
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Michel

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Post by GabrielDuong »

Hello people,

I guess it's Lacrymaria. :")

http://www.microscopy-uk.org.uk/mag/ind ... tear1.html

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Gabe

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Post by Wim van Egmond »

I think it is a rotifer. The part with the brush is the tail. It may be infected by a fungus. It doesn't look very healthy.

Wim

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Post by Jacek »

He was not pressed against glass. He was moving very slowly. Actually, in circles.

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