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Brachionus angularis
Phylum Rotifera
Class Monogononta
Order Ploima
Family Brachionidae
Ecology and Behavior
  • Two small anteromedian spines; anterointermediate and anterolateral spines absent or highly reduced.
  • Posterior spines short or absent.
  • Body length is 91 - 202 µm, body width is 71 - 150 µm, distance between anterolateral spines is 54-93 µm.
Additional Notes
  • B. angularis is considered a detritovore (Pourriot 1965, 1977)
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