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Rotifer

rotifer

(Science: zoology) One of the rotifera.

Origin: NL. See Rotifera.


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Video of rotifer eating.

I'm used to seeing Bdelloidea rotifers mostly, which are pretty motile, so hard to capture for very long, but I found this rotifer hanging out on some sediment. Not sure on the species, but the specimen did a good job of showing the current ...

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by keeblur
Sat Mar 31, 2012 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Video of rotifer eating.
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Views: 941

Microorganisms - please help identify

... being ciliated…so the second one could possibly be stylonychia or euplotes, also members of the ciliates. The last one almost sounds like a rotifer (or Stentor coeruleus if was trumpet shaped when extended) by the way you’ve described its action but sometimes it can be difficult to tell ...

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by LittleBeaver
Fri Jan 25, 2008 9:25 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microorganisms - please help identify
Replies: 1
Views: 3024

The Fiber Disease

... water system? Please, tell me. We have Diptera Flies in us.....OMG! Nadas, just re-read your post; you are a hoot!!! Crazyphule! gonna go fetch my rotifer link... Here You go: http://dmc.utep.edu/rotifer/main.html and: http://dmc.utep.edu/rotifer/html/nsp1-1.html

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by London
Fri Aug 18, 2006 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5482604

Identifying ciliates

The ones I was seeing are much closer to the Rotifer in the previous post. It's got the fatter, shorter body and the mouth isn't as trumpeted was the one you posted. Pete

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by pdavis68
Thu Apr 27, 2006 1:19 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Identifying ciliates
Replies: 8
Views: 6414

Microscopy questions

... exlain these techniques to you. You may find them extremely interesting. :D Here is an example of Darkfield Imaging and contrasting. The subject a Rotifer(s), species Collotheca. :D

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by Ken Ramos
Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:57 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Microscopy questions
Replies: 6
Views: 10864


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