rotifer

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rotifer

any minute aquatic multicellular invertebrate of the phylum Rotifera, containing the wheel animalcules, the smallest METAZOANS. They move and feed by means of an anterior ring of cilia.
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Phylogenetic relationships of phylum Rotifera with emphasis on the families of Bdelloidea.