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Tanymastix stagnalis

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Chirocephalus diaphanus & Tanymastix stagnalis

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Tanymastix stagnalis, Cadiz, 2014

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Tanymastix stagnalis - Des crustacés en forêt de Fontainebleau 2/2

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Tanymastix stagnalis - Des crustacés en forêt de Fontainebleau 1/2

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Chirocephalus diaphanus (femelles)

Tanymastix stagnalis is a species of Anostraca that lives in temporary pools across Europe. It may reach up to 2 cm (0.8 in) in some areas and has 11 pairs of bristly, flattened appendages. It swims upside-down and filters food particles from the water. It is the only species of Anostraca in Ireland, having been discovered in Rahasane turlough in 1974.
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