Month: July 2018

Chris Wilson – Bdelloid Rotifers: twists and turns in a famous evolutionary scandal 2018

Abstract: Bdelloid rotifers are microscopic filter-feeding invertebrates, less than half a millimetre long, that live in moss and soil throughout the world. Over 400 species have been described, and all seem to be exclusively female. Individuals lay unfertilised eggs that hatch into identical asexual daughters. The success of this lineage across millions of years is …

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