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Water creature

Observed: 21st March 2011 By: rep99
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
rep99’s reputation in Invertebrates
water creatures
water creature
Description:

very small creatures found in a pond/marsh about 1mm long on average.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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rep99's picture

Thank you

Thank you

John Bratton's picture

How do you get to

How do you get to Scapholeberis? They could just as easily be Daphnia to my eye.

John Bratton's picture

In fact the more I look at

In fact the more I look at them, the more certain I am they are not Scapholeberis, which usually has black colouring. S. aurita is extremely rare in Britain, mucronata being the common one.