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n. pl.1.(Zool.) An order of the Entomostraca.
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Robertson B (1981) Associacao congenerica de Ceriodaphnia cornuta Sars 1986 e Ceriodaphnia reyiculata (Jurine) 1820 (Crustacea, Cladocera) na Represa de Curua-Una, Pare Brasil.
Cercopagis pengoi (Cladocera: Cercopagidae) is from the Ponto-Caspian region of Eurasia, as is a previous cercopagid invader, Bythotrephes longimanus.
Fossil invertebrate faunas recovered from the same core comprised 58 species of Ostracoda, chydorid Cladocera, and Chironomidac, with 26 common species together accounting for [greater than]95% of the recovered fossils.
A total of 76 zooplankton species were identified in the lake, including 17 protozoa, 36 rotifera, 12 cladocera and 11 copepods species, respectively.
rachovii los cambios mas importantes fueron a nivel de recambio de las familias del item dominante (Cladocera) mientras que en la dieta de P.
Marco Botti's Euro Charline won the top level Beverly D Stakes at Arlington Park last August and looks next best, while Cladocera and Rizeena have podium claims.
Dolniya, trained by Alain de Royer-Dupre and another leading contender, came on to the main track together with stable companion Cladocera and fellow French-trained Solow.
Second that day was Frenchtrained Cladocera, emphatic winner in Group 2 company at Meydan last week.
Aguas-Bioensayo de toxicidad aguda mediante la determinacion de la inhibicion de la movilidad de Daphnia magna o Daphnia pulex (Crustacea, Cladocera).
Phantom midge larvae (Chaoborus spp.) are important invertebrate predators in many lake and pond communities, feeding on rotifers, cladocera, and copepods (Elser et al., 1987; Luecke, 1988) and exerting varying effects on different zooplankton species (MacKay et al., 1990).
(2002) with zooplankton data of Brazilian freshwater lakes, considering the major groups of zooplankton individually (Copepoda, Cladocera and Rotifera), as well as all zooplankton combined.