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Clam Shrimp
Cyzicidae
Cyzicus
Type: Crustacean

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Cyzicidae
Spinicaudata
Clam Shrimp
Diplostraca
Triops-like
Phyllopoda
Many Gilled Feet
Branchiopoda
Gilled Legs
Crustacea
Crustaceans
Arthropoda
Jointed Feet
Ecdysozoa
Molting
Protostomia
Mouth First
Bilateria
Two-Way Symmetry
Eumetazoa
True Higher Animals
Animalia
Animals
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


Cyzicidae Family
Cyzicus Genus


Location / Where this Creature is found:

Came from Southern Utah.

Dirt was gathered from a pot where these crustaceans where living. A year later, water was added to them, and placed in the sun. Now there are dozens of these.

Description

Small, about the size of an aspirin, reddish brown. Lots of little legs.

General information about Clam Shrimp :

These are excellent pond animals, they devour mosquito nymphs. They work well with Triops living in the same pond.
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Phylum: Arthropoda

Subphylum: Crustacea

Class: Branchiopoda

Subclass: Phyllopoda
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Known from the fossil record, to be from at least the Devonian period (The Age of Fish). About 400 million years ago.
They were originally classified in a single order Conchostraca.
Legs are similar in structure to the legs of Tadpole shrimp.
en.wikipedia.org wiki Clam shrimp
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Spinicaudata Linder, 1945

* Cyzicidae Stebbing, 1910
o Caenestheria
o Caenestheriella
o Cyzicus
o Eocyzicus
* Eosestheriidae Zhang & Chen, 1976 (fossil)
o Bairdestheria
o Menucoestheria Gallego & Covacevich, 1998
* Euestheridae Defretin, 1965 (fossil)
o Laxitextella Kozur, 1982
* Leptestheriidae Daday, 1923
o Eoleptestheria
o Leptestheria
o Leptestheriella
o Maghrebestheria
o Sewellestheria
* Limnadiidae Baird, 1849 (including Imnadiidae)
o Eulimnadia
o Imnadia
o Limnadia
o Limnadiopsis
o Limnadiopsidum
o Metalimnadia
* Palaeolimnadiidae Tasch, 1956 (fossil)
o Krasiestheria Olempska, 2004 (tentatively placed here)



Cyclestherida Sars, 1899

* Cyclestheriidae Sars, 1899
o Cyclestheria
o Paracyclestheria

Laevicaudata Linder, 1945

* Lynceidae Baird, 1845
o Lynceiopsis
o Lynceus
o Paralimnetis
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Cyzicus reaches sexual maturity in 19 days after hatching.
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AKA Triops, Dinosaur Shrimp, Shield Shrimp. They have 3 eyes, and 72 pairs of legs. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Tadpole Shrimp have been on earth for at least 300 millio


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Fairy Shrimp
These creatures hatched from eggs that sat through last summer and through the winter. They were forgotten, but appeared when water was added to an aquarium that had their eggs in it. From the same di






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