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Rotifer

Genus: Euchlanis

Description:

The small red feature near the upper/central portion of this Rotifer is surrounded by an inverted U-shaped organ that is the Mastax - the chewing organism that grinds the food before sending it down into the stomach.

Habitat:

Found in small rainwater container in SW Pennsylvania

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3 Comments

agreed with Danièle :-) Very nice and educative spottings you have in your page William,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Congratulations William, we're finally doing justice to your extraordinary microscopic world with this rotifer as our Spotting of the Day!

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 4 years ago

A tiny Narwhale!

William_Dembowski
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William_Dembowski

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 24, 2016
Submitted on Dec 23, 2016

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