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Kennebunk, York County, Maine, USA
March 13, 2012
Size: 1.3 cm
A tree had fallen in my yard last year, forming a small pond. I decided to investigate the pond yesterday, and discovered lots of these swimming around in the leaf litter.

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Caecidotea Caecidotea Caecidotea

Moved from Asellidae.

Moved from ID Request.

It sure looks like what we've been calling Asellus...
...but see Arlo's comment on this image:

I don't know if this issue has ever been revisited--but you may want to leave these at the family level.

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