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Platyias patulus
Phylum Rotifera
Class Monogononta
Order Ploima
Family Brachionidae
Ecology and Behavior
  • Segmented, moderately rigid foot
  • Four posterior and ten anterior spines
Additional Notes
  • Platyias patulus may be a detritovore (Pourriot, 1965).
  • Presence of the genus Platyias in limnetic environments may be an indicator of eutrophy (Stemberger, 1979).
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