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Scapholeberis mucronata
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Crustacea
Class Branchiopoda
Order Cladocera
Family Daphniidae
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Rostrum present.
  • Cervical sinus present.
  • Flat ventral surface.
  • Postabdominal claw with pecten.
Additional Notes
  • Scapholeberis mucronata is the most common species in the Northeast USA.
  • May be confused with S. kingi.
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