Anostraca


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Noun1.Anostraca - small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimpsAnostraca - small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps
animal order - the order of animals
Branchiopoda, subclass Branchiopoda - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
Artemia, Chirocephalus, genus Artemia, genus Chirocephalus - fairy shrimp; brine shrimp
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The filtration apparatus of Anostraca (Crustacea): species-specific setulation in the genus Streptocephalus.
Copepoda, Ostracoda and Branchiopoda (Cladocera (Diplostrasca), Conchostraca, Notostraca and Anostraca) are the most abundant among microcrustacean groups frequently found in freshwater/inland systems such as rivers, lakes, reservoirs, phytothelmas, and wetlands (Thorp and Covich, 2001)
Phylogeography and local endemism of the native Mediterranean brine shrimp Artemia salina (Branchiopoda: Anostraca).
Classes Ordres FAMILIES SPECIES Ni Arachnida Mesostigmata Gamasidae Gamasidae sp.ind 75 Sarcoptiformes Oribatidae Oribatidae sp.ind 41 Branchiopoda Cladocera Daphniidae Daphnia pulex 562 Anostraca Artemiidae Artemia sp.
These potholes are inhabited by numerous organisms adapted to this alternating wet--dry cycle, including fairy shrimp (Anostraca) Branchinecta packardi and Streptocephalus texanus, clam shrimp Leptestheria compleximanus and Eulimnadia inflecta, and tadpole shrimp (Notostraca) Triops longicaudatus (Graham, http://geochange.er.usgs.gov/ sw/impacts/biology/vernal).
Artemia salina (Crustacea, Anostraca) is involved in significant energy flow in the food chain in ecosystem (Lewan et al., 1992; Kanwar, 2007).
The writing is taut and easy to read and it is pleasing to see that nomenclature is up-to-date: things like recognising that the Silver Gull now resides in the genus Chroicocephalus and the fact that the freshwater species of the Anostraca are known as Fairy Shrimps while their saline counterparts are Brine Shrimps.