Chirocephalus


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Related to Chirocephalus: Anostraca, tadpole shrimp, Vernal pool, Clam shrimp
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Noun1.Chirocephalus - fairy shrimpChirocephalus - fairy shrimp; brine shrimp    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Anostraca, order Anostraca - small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps
fairy shrimp - small freshwater branchiopod having a transparent body with many appendages; swims on its back
Artemia salina, brine shrimp - common to saline lakes
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2013) found significant pairwise FST values (49% of 55 comparisons) among populations of Italian Chirocephalus ruffoi separated by a few hundred meters.
Intra-specific variability in thirteen known populations of the fairy shrimp Chirocephalus ruffoi (Crustacea: Anostraca): resting egg morphometrics and mitochondrial DNA reveal decoupled patterns of deep divergence.