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Rotifer

Date

1886

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Description

Microscopic views of Hexarthra mira (here styled Pedálion mírum), ten figures showing the structure of the rotifer.

Inscribed on facing page ‘1.Pedálion mírum side view 2. do: showing viscera (side arms omitted) 3. do: showing muscles 4. front view (ventral side uppermost) 5. posterior dorsal view 6. ventral view showing muscles 7. dorsal view showing muscles 8. jaws 9. male; dorsal view 10. male; side view (ventral surface uppermost).

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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