Mouse-eared rotifer poses for photomicrography prize

Floscularia ringens is king of its castle. Brick by brick, this microscopic rotifer - or "wheel animal" - builds the tube it inhabits. To make its home, the rotifer gathers organic debris from the water it lives in through a socket in its head. This detritus is formed into round, reddish pellets inside its body. Here… » 11/20/11 10:35am 11/20/11 10:35am