Bdelloidea


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Bdelloidea

A class of rotifers (wheel animals) found in fresh water and moist soil, which are of interest to scientists because sexual reproduction has disappeared: males do not exist and females reproduce exclusively by parthenogenesis.
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Among Rotifera, Bdelloidea was the most abundant taxa in the vegetated area, whereas A.
A total of 47 zooplankton taxa were identified, of which 11 were common to all reservoirs (the rotifers Bdelloidea spp., Brachionus dolabratus, B.
0.91 2.87 Aplanchnidae Asplanchna sieboldi 3.97 11.91 Bdelloidea Bdelloidea 1.13 2.35 Brachionidae Brachionus caudatus 0.91 2.75 Brachionus falcatus 10.58 17.43 Brachionus mirus 0.28 1.24 Brachionus zahniseri 0.21 1.34 Collothecidae Collotheca sp1.
On the other hand, eleven taxa not recorded before the inundation period appeared after the inundation period, two Protozoa (Arcella discoides and Difflugia gramen) and the rest from Rotifera (Bdelloidea, Brachionus angularis, Cephallodela sp., Epiphanes sp., Filinia terminalis, Lecane sp., L.
BDELLOIDEA Brachionus calyciflorus Pallas, 1766 Brachionus falcatus Zacharias, 1898 Brachionus patulus Muller, 1786 Collotheca spp.
x Trichocerca stylata (Gosse, 1851)* x x Trichotriidae Macrochaetus collinsi (Gosse, 1867)* x x Macrochaetus longipes (Myers, 1934) x x Macrochaetus sericus (Thorpe, 1893)* x x Tricotria tetractis (Ehrenberg, 1830)* x Bdelloidea x x Philodinidae Dissotrocha aculeata (Ehrenberg, 1832)* x x TESTACEA AMOEBA Arcellidae Arcella conica (Playfair, 1917)* x x Arcella costata (Ehrenberg, 1847)* x x Arcella dentata (Ehrenberg, 1838)* x Arcella discoides (Ehrenberg, 1843)* x x Arcella gibbosa (Penard, 1890)* x Arcella hemisphaerica (Perty, 1852)* x x Arcella megastoma (Penard, 1902)* x Arcella rota (Daday, 1905)* x x Arcella rotundata var.