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Table 4 Details of samples collected for sequencing

From: Horizontal gene transfer in bdelloid rotifers is ancient, ongoing and more frequent in species from desiccating habitats

Species RNA sample Date sampled Location sampled Habitat Number of individuals
Rotaria socialis Rsoc1 2 September 2011 Japanese pond, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, UK Living on waterlice (A. aquaticus) amongst leaf litter in the pond 250
(Kellicott 1888) Rsoc2 15 September 2011 51.407 N, 0.640 W 250
Rotaria magnacalcarata RMc3 21 September 2011 Japanese pond, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, UK Living on waterlice (A. aquaticus) amongst leaf litter in the pond 250
(Parsons 1892) RMc4 30 September 2011 51.407 N, 0.640 W 250
Rotaria sordida Rsord5 16 October 2012 Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, UK Moss at bottom of tree 300
(Western 1893) 51.408 N, 0.642 W
Rotaria tardigrada RTard4 12 November 2012 Pond in pond field, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot, UK Silt at the bottom of the pond 140
(Ehrenberg 1832) 51.412 N, 0.642 W
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