Eubranchipus vernalis (Verrill, 1869)

Springtime Fairy Shrimp

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Branchiopoda

Order: Anostraca

Family: Chirocephalidae

Genus: Eubranchipus

Species: Eubranchipus vernalis

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations: None

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

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