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Bosmina longirostris  (Water Flea)

Photo of Bosmina longirostris by Ian Gardiner
© Ian Gardiner (Photo ID #129903)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Shuswap Lake, Sorrento, BC Photographer Ian Gardiner
Habitat Large lake, open water
Photo Date Upload Date June 24, 2022
Elevation (m)
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.8902777777778
UTM Easting Longitude -119.3675
UTM Northing Photo ID # 129903
Notes Female. Showing the taxonomically significant location of the lateral head pore (arrowed) at the edge of the head shield directly above the base of the 2nd antenna. (On this specimen, and on this image, the head pore shows up as a white dot. On this image 'above' is to the left, i.e. toward the dorsum). Collected 12 Aug 2011. Location coordinates have been offset by up to 5km.

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