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Brachionus caudatus
Phylum Rotifera
Class Monogononta
Order Ploima
Family Brachionidae
Ecology and Behavior
  • Two small anteromedian spines; anterointermediate and anterolateral spines absent or highly reduced.
  • Two divergent posterior spines.
  • Body length is 136 - 260 µm, body width is 95 - 130 µm, posterolateral spines 32-128 µm, distance between
    anterolateral spines 71-88µm. (Stemberger 1979).