TPape at SNM.KU.DK
Wed Mar 8 16:16:34 CST 2006
While rotifers have often been called wheel animalcules, there is an
entire phylum (hrmm... only one species till now) called Cycliophora,
meaning "small-wheel bearer" (e.g.,
Natural History Museum of Denmark
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Behalf Of Robin Leech
Sent: 8. marts 2006 16:08
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Subject: Re: [TAXACOM] wheel animalcule
Branchiostoma is the type genus for Branchiostomidae, and Amphioxus is a
junior synonym (no matter how much we like to use it cuz we learned this
This is not the wheel animacule. Check rotifers.
Common name is lancelet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Santhosh S.Nair" <nairssanthosh at GMAIL.COM>
To: <TAXACOM at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 11:05 PM
Subject: wheel animalcule
I should be grateful to you if you could suggest an answer for a query
that I met within a test paper.
Which of the following is the 'Wheel Animalcule'
I have heard that Rotifers are called wheel animalcules.
But from the two option which is more correct?
I appreciate call your positive suggestions Thank you in advance cheers
Santhosh S. Nair,
Junior Research Fellow,
Systematic Entomology Laboratory,
Dept. of Zoology, University of Calicut,
673 635, Malappuram, Kerala, India.
nairssanthosh at rediffmail.com
nairssanthosh at yahoo.co.in
SHIPS ARE SAFER IN HARBOUR BUT THEY ARE NOT MEANT FOR IT.....
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