Daphnia Muller 1785 (branchiopod)


Parent taxon: Branchiopoda according to C. von Heyden 1862

Sister taxa: Gilsonicaris, Limnadioidea, Phyllopoda, Sarsostraca

Subtaxa: Daphnia fossilis

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Ecology: slow-moving nektobenthic suspension feeder-detritivore


• Quaternary of United States (1: Colorado collection)

• Oligocene of Germany (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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