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Philodina, Living

$8.95
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  • Very hardy animals
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For a class of 30 students. One of the first animals observed by Leeuwenhöek in 1703. Called wheel animals because of their conspicuous "corona," a region of dense cilia at the anterior end that creates a vortex, pulling food particles into the mouth. Also known for their leech-like manner of locomotion. Reproduction is exclusively by parthenogenesis; males are unknown in most species. Very hardy; will survive up to 2 weeks in shipping container.

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