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Aglaodiaptomus clavipes
Cercopagis pengoi
Aglaodiaptomus clavipes Aglaodiaptomus clavipes 5th leg
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Crustacea
Class Branchiopoda
Suborder Cladocera
Family Cercopagididae
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Body and legs not covered with bivalve carapace
  • Body length ranges from 1 to 2.5 mm, plus an additional 6 to 13 mm tail spine
  • Tail spine has a distinctive loop towards the end of the spine
  • Female brood chamber ends in a point
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