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  Family Artemiidae

Genus Artemia

    Species A. salina -- North America.
    Species A. franciscana
    Species A. gracilis
    Species A. monica
    Species A. parthenogenetica
    Species A. persimilis
    Species A. sinica
    Species A. tibetiana
    Species A. tunisiana
    Species A. urmiana

Taxon Information

The Genus Artemia has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Artemia, 2 species, primarily western states [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Artemia, "One species" (Dexter, 1959).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Phyllopodous Branchiopoda (fairy, tadpole, and clam shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 427-452.
  • Dexter, R.W. 1959. Anostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 558-576.

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