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Dicranophorus forcipatus(Müller, 1786)Dicranophorus forcipatus

PhylumClassOrderFamilyGenusSpecies
RotiferaMonogonontaPloimaDicranophoridaeDicranophorusforcipatus
Habitat
Cosmopolitan.
Characteristics
The species has a thin lorica which makes the body rather flexible. Toes are long and the rostrum is well-developed. The trophi (jaws) are strong and belong to the forcipate type.
In Bocas Del Toro
Reported BySorensen, Martin V
LocalityThe species was found in plankton from the drinking water reservoir near Bocas del Toro.
Compiled by
Jolyon Faria
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Dicranophorus forcipatus
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