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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

versatile fairy shrimp Branchinecta lindahli

Observer

alice_abela

Date

February 7, 2016 04:21 PM PST

Description

Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve, San Luis Obispo County, California

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

versatile fairy shrimp Branchinecta lindahli

Observer

alice_abela

Date

February 7, 2016 04:43 PM PST

Description

Carrizo Plain Ecological Reserve, San Luis Obispo County, California

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

tremontinstitute

Date

March 12, 2010

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

h2oflea

Date

June 20, 2015

Description

1 found, no eggs

Photos / Sounds

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What

European Fairy Shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus

Observer

lancillotto

Date

February 21, 2009 02:07 PM CET

Place

Foglino (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

netanya00

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

netanya00

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Mono Lake Brine Shrimp Artemia monica

Observer

dreierj

Date

August 7, 1986

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pintail

Date

June 22, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

swpip

Date

December 15, 2015 06:52 PM PST

Description

Fairy shrimp and other plankton collected at a pool site in the San Joaquin Valley.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tiskolin

Date

December 13, 2015

Description

Something. The coordinates to this observation have error and have to be re-done.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

December 11, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Anostraca is one of the four orders of crustaceans in the class Branchiopoda; its members are also known as fairy shrimp. They are usually 6–25 mm (0.24–0.98 in) long (exceptionally up to 170 mm or 6.7 in). Most species have 20 body segments, bearing 11 pairs of leaf-like phyllopodia (swimming legs), and the body lacks a carapace. They live in vernal pools and hypersaline lakes across the world, including pools in deserts, in ice-covered mountain lakes and in Antarctica. They...

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