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Cyzicus sp.
ISM 14798

Cyzicus sp. is a conchostracan (also known as clalm shrimp). It is a small crustacean related to the water fleas. Modern clam shrimp live in small, temporary, alkaline pools, such as floodplain pools, roadside ditches, and puddles. This nodule has seven specimens of Cyzicus exposed on it.

Specimen #: 14798


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