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Seasonal and longitudinal aspects of microcrustacean (Cladocera, Copepoda) dynamics in a lowland river

No evidence of Wolbachia among Great Lakes area populations of Daphnia pulex (Crustacea: Cladocera)

A new African lineage of the Daphnia obtusa group (Cladocera: Daphniidae) disrupts continental vicariance patterns

Life cycle and reproductive traits of marine podonids (Cladocera, Onychopoda) in a coastal subtropical area

Fine-scale local adaptation of cyanobacterial tolerance in Simocephalus vetulus (Crustacea: Cladocera)

Potentials and limitations of adaptive plasticity in filtering screen morphology of Daphnia (Crustacea: Cladocera)

Early Embryonic Expression of a Putative Ecdysteroid-Phosphate Phosphatase in the Water Flea, Daphnia magna (Cladocera: Daphniidae)

A new species in the Daphnia curvirostris (Crustacea: Cladocera) complex from the eastern Palearctic with molecular phylogenetic evidence for the independent origin of neckteeth

Seasonal and reciprocal succession and cyclomorphosis of two Bosmina species (Cladocera, Crustacea) co-existing in a lake: their relationship with invertebrate predators

Interaction between Hexarthra intermedia (Rotifera) and Bosmina longirostris (Cladocera): a case of opportunistic nutrition or interference competition?

Life history and population dynamics of the marine cladoceran Pleopis polyphemoides (Leuckart) (Cladocera, Crustacea) in a shallow temperate Pärnu Bay (Baltic Sea)

Life history and population dynamics of the marine cladoceran Penilia avirostris (Branchiopoda: Cladocera) in the Catalan Sea (NW Mediterranean)

Distribution and feeding dynamics of larval red mullet (Mullus barbatus) in the NW Mediterranean: the important role of cladocera

Evolution of the Transposable Element Pokey in the Ribosomal DNA of Species in the Subgenus Daphnia (Crustacea: Cladocera)

 

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; class Branchiopoda, order Diplostraca)

Suborder of branchiopods in which the carapace encloses the trunk but not the head. The strongly biramous second antennae are the sole means of a rather jerky locomotion, the trunk appendages being reduced to five or six pairs, at least some of which bear food-filtering setae. The post-abdomen is bent ventrally and forward, and bears claws and spines modified for cleaning the carapace. Many cladocerans undergo cyclomorphosis. Cladocera are important food for many freshwater invertebrates and fish, and one genus, Daphnia, is sold commercially as food for aquarium fish. There are 425 species.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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