Hermit rotifer?

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Hermit rotifer?

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In a drop from one of my pond dips, I found two examples of this same species (whatever it is) of a rotifer sitting inside of the shell of a micro mollusk. Is anyone familiar with such behavior of rotifers which appears to emulate hermit crab behavior?

Michael Reese Much FRMS EMS Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

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