Branchipodidae

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Branchipodidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Anostraca
Family: Branchipodidae
H. Milne-Edwards, 1840 [1]

Branchipodidae is a family of fairy shrimp. It contains 35 extant species in five extant genera:[2]

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[edit]

  1. ^ Jan Brtek & Graziella Mura (2000). "Revised key to families and genera of the Anostraca with notes on their geographical distribution". Crustaceana 73 (9): 1037–1088. doi:10.1163/156854000505083. JSTOR 20106379. 
  2. ^ Luc Brendonck, D. Christopher Rogers, Jorgen Olesen, Stephen Weeks & Walter R. Hoch (2008). Estelle V. Balian, Christian Lévêque, Hendrik Segers & Koen Martens, ed. "Freshwater Animal Diversity Assessment". Hydrobiologia. Developments in Hydrobiology 198 595 (1): 167–176. doi:10.1007/s10750-007-9119-9. ISBN 978-1-4020-8258-0.  |chapter= ignored (help)