Supriya Ghosh

Anaspides tasmaniae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Malacostraca
Family  Anaspididae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Subphylum  Crustacea
Superorder  Syncarida
Genus  Anaspides
Order  Anaspidacea
Anaspides tasmaniae
Similar  Anaspidacea, Syncarida, Bathynellacea, Nebalia bipes, Leptostraca

Mountain shrimp anaspides tasmaniae underwater in mole creek tasmania

Anaspides tasmaniae is a species of fresh water crustacean of the family Anaspididae. It is also known by the common name "mountain shrimp". It has been described as a "living fossil". A. tasmaniae lives in tarns and creeks above 300 metres from sea level, and is found in Lake St Clair and Clarence Lagoon.


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