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Collotheca rotifers

Date

1886

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Description

Microscopic views of four different species of rotifer.

Figure 1 Collotheca mira (here styled Flosculária mira)
Figure 2 Collotheca mutabilis (here styled Flosculária mutábilis)
Figure 3 Collotheca calva (here styled Flosculária cálva)
Figure 4 Collotheca edentate (here styled Flosculária edentate)

Inscribed ‘plate III’ top right, ‘C.T. Hudson del: ad nat:’ bottom left and on facing page ‘1. Flosculária mira central view. 2. Flosculária mutábilis side view, 2a. do do, 2b. young female, 2c. young male. 3. Flosculária cálva side view, 3a. young female, 3b. male. 4. Flosculária edentáta side view.’

Illustration from The original drawings of the Rotifer by Charles Thomas Hudson, 1886. A collaborative work with Philip Henry Gosse which was published in two volumes The Rotifera or Wheel-Animalcules (London 1886).

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Location

British Isles

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