Water flea

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Water flea

Post by microthings »

Found some water fleas, 1st is a Daphnia pulex.
But does someone know what species is on the 2 other pictures? Thx!
There is also a little video on my blog.




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Post by Litonotus »

nice brightfield (:

second one could be a Scapholeberis mucronata, but I'm not an expert here.
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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Nice set!

My favorite is #1.
I think #2 and #3 are Ceriodaphnia sp.


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Post by _Michal_ »

Very nice set.
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Post by pwnell »

First one is really good.

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Post by Jacek »

Very nice

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Post by vasselle »

Très beau
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Post by microthings »

Thx all!!

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Post by Charles Krebs »

Really nice internal details in that first shot.

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Post by merrimoles »

Nice clear shots. The 1st photo actually looks more like Daphnia dentifera (if you're in N America, D.rosea in Eurasia). The tail spine is too long for D. pulex. I also can't see the large teeth in the middle pecten of the postabdominal claw if this were D. pulex - the resolution should be sufficient to just show this. I agree with Rogelio that the next two photos are Ceriodaphnia sp.

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