Phylum: Rotatoria Class: Monogononta Order: Ploima Family Brachionidae

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Phylum: Rotatoria
Class: Monogononta
Order: Ploima
Family Brachionidae
Kellicottia bostoniensis
Description:
Plate 016a. Dorsal view of Kellicottia bostoniensis.
Plate 016b. Lorica of Kellicottia bostoniensis.
Two species of Kellicottia exist, K. longispina which has 6 anterior
spines, and K. bostoniensis which has 4. Very common planktonic
rotifer in freshwaters, pelagic more so than littoral. Throughout U.S.
Plate 016a. Dorsal view of Kellicottia bostoniensis.
Plate 016b. Lorica of Kellicottia bostoniensis.

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