Pseudevadne tergestina (water flea)

 

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Pseudevadne tergestina

Collected: North Inlet, South Carolina, September 2015.

Collected by Paul Kenny, Baruch Marine Lab, University of South Carolina.

Notes: This photo shows a living specimen of a parthenogenic female showing the developing embryos (arrow). Pseudevadne tergestina is a southern, coastal water flea (Cladocera). Like other water fleas, it has an alteration of sexual and asexual generations.