|Size [µm]||Females up to 3000|
|Characteristics||Tiny head, female dark green to brown. Valves striped with long fields, delicately punctated. second antennae with nine bristles. Furca claws without bristles. Nauplius eye long-stretched.|
|Habitate||Shoreline, highly abundant.|
|To see images, please click on thumbnails below.|
About 1.5 mm in size.
Shoreline of a little lake, note a number of parthenogenetic eggs.
Note the prominent antenna musculature and the delicate thorakopod and gut musculature.
Note the number of eggs and the greenish gut filled with phytoplankton.
Front view of the left image.
Note the midline of the carapax valves.
|General informations from: H Streble and D Krauter: Das Leben im Wassertropfen. 8th edition, Frankh-Kosmos Verlag, Stuttgart 1988|
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This page last updated Oct 08, 2004.