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Clam Shrimp Illustration

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Clam Shrimp (Conchostraca), colored pencil

About the illustration:
Commissioned by: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

About clam shrimp:
Clam shrimp have three body sections, the head, thorax, and abdomen, and fourteen pair of appendages. They are found in freshwater.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda (having a segmented body with appendages on each segment)
Subphylum: Crustacea (having 3 body parts: head, thorax, and abdomen/pleon)
Class: Branchiopoda (includes brine shrimp, aka sea monkeys, water fleas, and daphnia)
Order: Conchostraca

More about clam shrimp:
Kids Splash: Clam Shrimp

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