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Euchlanis triquetra
Phylum Rotifera
Class Monogononta
Order Ploima
Family Brachionidae
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Prominent dorsal keel present.
  • Body is circular in appearance; toes are long and slendor.
  • Ventral plate is well developed; triradiate in cross-sectional view
  • Lengths: dorsal plate 210 - 270µm, ventral plate 180-240µm, toes 70-85µm.
  • Widths: dorsal plate 155-240 µm, ventral plate 105-160µm.
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