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This specimen was collected from a vernal pool near the southern end of Carlisle Blvd., (Albuquerque East 7.5 minute quadrangle
), Kirtland AFB, Bernalillo Co. NM. See Clam shrimp, live
remarks for the main discussion of its environment and identification.
This specimen was stored in ETOH 95% for several days, and then removed and allowed to desiccate. This allows thin flexible structure such as setae to remain plumous and telson filaments erect.
This image is from a CombineZP
processed stack of 104 images with a 22.6 µm step taken with a Mitutoyo M Plan APO 5×/0.14 ∞/0 mm microscope objective
+ + Nikon 200 mm F4 AIS telephoto lens + Nikon D810 camera (magnification 5×; technique described here
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