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On Water Bears

Frank A. Romano, III
The Florida Entomologist
Vol. 86, No. 2 (Jun., 2003), pp. 134-137
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3496272
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On Water Bears
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Abstract

Tardigrades, or "water bears" are microscopic invertebrates that require water in their environment and are found in freshwater, marine and terrestrial habitats. The morphology and phylogeny of this "little known phylum" is described as are ways the naturalist might collect water bears. Examples of species distributions in different locations in the southeastern USA are given. /// Los tardigrados, u "osos de agua" son invertebrados microscópicos que requieren agua en su ambiente y son encontrados en ambientes marinos de agua fresca y ambientes terrestres. Se describe la morfologia y la filogenia de este "filo poco conocido" y también las maneras que los naturalistas pueden recolectar los osos de agua. Se proveen ejemplares de la distribución de especies en lugares diferentes en el sureste de los Estados Unidos.

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