Dendrocephalus

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Dendrocephalus
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Dendrocephalus geayi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Branchiopoda
Order: Anostraca
Family: Thamnocephalidae
Genus: Dendrocephalus
Daday, 1908
Subgenera
  • Dendrocephalus Daday, 1908
  • Dendrocephalinus Rogers, 2006

Dendrocephalus is a genus of fairy shrimp found in South and North America. It is characterised by the presence of an antenna-like appendage arising between the second antennae and the eyestalks.[1] The genus comprises 16 species in two subgenera:[1]

Dendrocephalus Daday, 1908
Dendrocephalinus Rogers, 2006

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