Bosmina longirostris

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Bosmina longirostris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Cladocera
Family: Bosminidae
Genus: Bosmina
Species: B. longirostris
Binomial name
Bosmina longirostris

Bosmina longirostris is a species of water flea found in the Great Lakes and Central Europe. It is found in the plankton near the shoreline of lakes and ponds.[2]


  1. ^ "Bosmina longirostris (O. F. Müller, 1776)". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved July 27, 2011.
  2. ^ Christoph Needon; Johannes Petermann; Peter Scheffel & Bernd Scheiba (1989). Naturführer: Pflanzen und Tiere (in German). Leipzig: Urania-Verlag. ISBN 978-3-332-00256-0.

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