genus Artemia

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Noun1.genus Artemia - fairy shrimpgenus Artemia - 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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The genus Artemia (Crustacea: Anostraca) consists of bisexual and parthenogenetic species that are morphologically and biometrically similar.