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Crustacea




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A cyclopoid copepod with ectocommensal cilliates (yellow arrows)
- collected from cave stream sediments. Photo by Steve Taylor, 2000.

 

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 Ovigerous female stygobitic crayfish, Orconectes australis australis.
Arthropoda: Crustacea: Decapoda: Cambaridae
Alabama

 

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The same specimen of Orconectes australis australis, closeup of eggs.
Arthropoda: Crustacea: Decapoda: Cambaridae
Alabama

 

4shrpside.jpgStygobitic shrimp.
Arthropoda: Crustacea: Decapoda
Mexico

 

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Missouri. Probably Caecidotea antricola.

 

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Another groundwater isopod, Caecidotea kendeighi, this one from an alluvial aquifer in Illinois. Photo by Steve Taylor, 2001

 

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Stygobitic cirolanid isopods, temporary numbers on them are part of an ecological field study, these marks will be gone when the animals molt.
Arthropoda: Crustacea: Isopoda
Mexico

 

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Bactrurus mucronatus, an eyless groundwater amphipod found primarily in the northern halves of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. The telson of the male is diagnostic - a long tubular structure (visible on the righthand side of this photo). Photo by Steve Taylor, 2001

 

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Amphipods, probably Gammarus sp., in a Missouri cave stream. Photo by Jeff Swayne

 




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