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    • Anostraca

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stevejones

Date

August 16, 2016 07:12 AM MDT

Description

Beaver-tail fairy shrimp

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stevejones

Date

August 16, 2016 07:17 AM MDT

Description

Red-tail fairy shrimp

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

robberfly

Date

July 27, 2016 11:25 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spinytail Fairy Shrimp Streptocephalus sealii

Observer

loarie

Date

July 21, 2016 04:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

hannahj

Date

July 20, 2016 04:24 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spinytail Fairy Shrimp Streptocephalus sealii

Observer

faerthen

Date

July 20, 2016 04:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mono Lake Brine Shrimp Artemia monica

Date

June 25, 2016 10:35 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

damontighe

Date

June 19, 2016 01:48 PM PDT

Description

Brine shrimp

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

cullen

Date

June 10, 2016 11:31 AM COT

Photos / Sounds

What

San Francisco Brine Shrimp Artemia franciscana

Observer

damontighe

Date

June 15, 2016 02:14 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

bennypoo

Date

June 4, 2016 10:06 PM COT

Description

Found in a small pool at the side of the road.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

carlacorazza

Date

July 1, 2010 08:25 AM SAST
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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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