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Branchipodidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Branchiopoda
Rank  Family
Subphylum  Crustacea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Anostraca
Similar  Anostraca, Thamnocephalidae, Branchinecta, Branchipus, Branchipodopsis

Branchipodidae is a family of fairy shrimp, one of eight in the order Anostraca. It contains 35 extant species in five extant genera:

  • Branchipodopsis G. O. Sars, 1898
  • Branchipus Schaeffer, 1766
  • Metabranchipus Masi, 1925
  • Pumilibranchipus Hamer & Brendonck, 1995
  • Rhinobranchipus Brendonck, 1995
  • One species, Branchipodites vectensis Woodward, 1879, in an extinct genera, is known as a fossil from the Latest Eocene-aged Insect Bed of the Bembridge Marls, of the Isle of Wight.

    References

    Branchipodidae Wikipedia


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