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crustaceans

MICROSCOPIC CREATURES: CRUSTACEANS

COMMON NAME: Nauplius, possibly of Cyclops
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Arthropoda
Class / Subclass:Crustacea
Order / Suborder:Eucopepoda / Cyclopoida
Family / Subfamily:Cyclopidae
Genus / Species:Cyclops sp.
Date:07/18/2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:10x objective, lightfield & darkfield
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From shoreline of lake.

COMMON NAME: Copepod: Cyclops, female with eggs
Kingdom / Phylum:Animalia / Arthropoda
Class / Subclass:Crustacea
Order / Suborder:Eucopepoda / Cyclopoida
Family / Subfamily:Cyclopidae
Genus / Species:Cyclops sp.
Date:07/14/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:4x objective, darkfield
copepod 01
From rainwater ditch. Subject was very active
and would rarely slow down enough to pose for pictures. [INFO]

COMMON NAME: Seed Shrimp (Ostracod)
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Ostracoda
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:.
Date:07/13/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:10x objective, brightfield & darkfield
Ostracod 01
Ostracod from rainwater ditch. [INFO]

COMMON NAME: Seed Shrimp (Ostracod)
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Ostracoda
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:.
Date:07/13/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:10x objective, brightfield & darkfield
Ostracod 04
Ostracod from rainwater ditch. [INFO]

COMMON NAME: Seed Shrimp (Ostracod)
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Ostracoda
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:.
Date:07/14/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:10x & 4x objective, brightfield & darkfield
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Ostracod from rainwater ditch

COMMON NAME: Seed Shrimp (Ostracod)
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Ostracoda
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:.
Date:07/21/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:10x
Ostracod 04
Ostracod from rainwater ditch

COMMON NAME: Fairy shrimp, hatchling
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Branchiopoda
Order / Suborder:Anostraca (Fairy Shrimp)
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:Eubranchipus sp.
Date:07/13/2009
Location:Sierra Vista, Cochise Co., AZ
Magnification:4x objective, brightfield
fairy shrimp nauplius 01
Vernal pool fairy shrimp from rainwater ditch. One large compound eye at bottom
rotates back and forth

COMMON NAME: Amphipod
Kingdom / Phylum:? / ?
Class / Subclass:Crustacea / Amphipoda
Order / Suborder:.
Family / Subfamily:.
Genus / Species:.
Date:07/18/2009
Location:Parker Canyon Lake, AZ
Magnification:4x objective, darkfield & brightfield
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Amphipod from lake. [INFO]