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Recent observations

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

May 14, 2016 11:16 AM PDT

Description

In mud which had water 12 hours ago

Photos / Sounds

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What

European Fairy Shrimp Chirocephalus diaphanus

Observer

donna15

Date

May 6, 2016 01:38 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

dani33

Date

April 20, 2016 01:20 PM EDT

Description

Rogers City Schools Vernal Pool field trip

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

mbowser

Date

April 26, 2016

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

tpickjr

Date

July 12, 2015

Description

Fairy shrimp in one of the Huecos of Hueco Tanks.

Photo Credit: Maria Valles

Photos / Sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

cvnp_wetlands

Date

March 15, 2016

Description

Abundant in vernal pool with mosquito larvae, wood frogs and red spotted newts.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

adinamaya

Date

April 10, 2016 11:39 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Fairy Shrimp Order Anostraca

Observer

hobiecat

Date

April 9, 2016

Place

Grand Isle (Google, OSM)

Description

Fairy Shrimp

(Eubranchipus bundyi)
or (Branchinecta lynchi) ?

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 8, 2016 05:48 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp Branchinecta lynchi

Observer

yasingi

Date

March 27, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

pete_woods

Date

April 6, 2016 12:38 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

pete_woods

Date

April 6, 2016 10:45 AM EDT
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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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