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Phylum Loricifera(0.4mm deep-sea filters) These microscopic sea-moth-like creatures (10 known species) are less than 0.4 mm down to 0.1 mm. Lorica + ferre (Latin: To bear (ferro) a corset) The "corset" (lorica - a leather cuirass - a breast plate used as armor). These occur in -[diatoms]-, rotifers, and some protozoa) consists of 6 plates from within which the micro creature can project out to catch its food. Which are pre-summed to be microbes or bacteria.
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