Branchinella lithaca 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Branchiopoda Anostraca Thamnocephalidae

Scientific Name: Branchinella lithaca (Creaser, 1940)
Common Name(s):
English Stone Mountain Fairy Shrimp

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered B1+2cd ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Stone mountain in the state of Georgia, USA. Known only from ephemeral pools of this large pluton which is used as a public recreation site; recent collecting by a nonspecialist has failed to find any specimens giving rise to concerns that the species may be extinct ( K.Crandall. pers comm 1995)
Countries occurrence:
United States
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group. 1996. Branchinella lithaca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T3055A9562364. . Downloaded on 21 September 2017.
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