Crustaceans

Critter

Clam Shrimp

Clam Shrimp

Common name: Clam Shrimp

Scientific name: Cyzicus californicus (California Clam Shrimp), Lynceus brachyurus (Lentil Clam Shrimp)
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: 
Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Conchostraca

Critter

Copepods

Copepods

Common name: Copepods

Scientific name: many different vernal pool species, most without name
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Copepoda
Habitat: vernal pools, lakes, ponds, oceans

Critter

Fairy Shrimp

Fairy Shrimp

Common name: Fairy Shrimp

Scientific names: Linderiella occidentalis, Branchinecta lindahli, and other species
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Anostraca

Critter

Seed Shrimp

Seed Shrimp

Common name: Seed Shrimp

Scientific name: many different vernal pool species, few with names
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Ostracoda
Order: Podocopida

Critter

Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp

Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp

Common name: Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp

Scientific name: Lepidurus packardi
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Notostraca
Habitat: vernal pools

Critter

Water Flea

Water Flea

Common name: Water Flea

Scientific name: Simocephalus, Daphnia and other unnamed species
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Cladocera

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