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Dexteria floridana

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA ARTHROPODA BRANCHIOPODA ANOSTRACA CHIROCEPHALIDAE

Scientific Name: Dexteria floridana
Species Authority: (Dexter, 1953)
Common Name(s):
English Florida Fairy Shrimp
Synonym(s):
Eubranchipus floridana Dexter, 1953

Assessment Information [top]

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

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: known only from a single pool near Gainesville, Florida, USA; not recollected for more than 50 years; (K. Crandall. pers comm. 1995)
Countries:
Native:
United States (Florida)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Area around Gainesville has undergone significant development since last collected (K. Crandall. pers comm. 1995)

Citation: Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group 1996. Dexteria floridana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 July 2015.
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