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MO4005: A large Gastrotrich from the River Teifi in West Wales. The name means "hairy stomach" as the ventral surface is covered in cilia which allow it to glide smoothly over objects such as algal filaments. They are transparent microscopic creatures which range in size from approximately 0.1mm - 4.0.mm, there are about 400 species known to science.
   
 
   
   
     
 

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