Overview

Distribution

Biogeography

Palaearctis
Nearctis
Orientalis

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Physical Description

Type Information

Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 39943
Collection: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA
Prepared by: Myers, F J
Sex/stage/structure: female
Preparation: Slide Preparation; Microscope slide
Specimen Count: 1

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 1732
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Bennetch, L M
Sex/stage/structure: trophi
Preparation: Slide Preparation
Specimen Count: 5

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 1731
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Bennetch, L M
Sex/stage/structure: females
Preparation: Slide Preparation
Specimen Count: 2

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 1730
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Myers, F J
Sex/stage/structure: females
Preparation: Slide Preparation
Specimen Count: 6

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 1729
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Bennetch, L M
Sex/stage/structure: female
Preparation: Slide Preparation
Specimen Count: 1

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 0192
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Myers, F J
Sex/stage/structure: females
Preparation: Slide Preparation
Specimen Count: 4

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Collection specimen

Non-type voucher specimen for Polyarthra euryptera Wierzejski, 1891
Catalog number: 0079
Collection: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA
Prepared by: Zahniser, A W
Sex/stage/structure: female
Preparation: Slide Preparation; Glycerine, paraffin sealant, brownish varnish ringing, cobb slide
Specimen Count: 1

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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Polyarthra euryptera is prey of:
Semotilus atromaculatus
Notemigonus crysoleucas
Lepomis gibbosus
Notropis cornutus
Actinopterygii
Epishura lacustris
Cyclops vernalis
Mesocyclops edax
Tropocyclops prasinus
Leptodora kindtii
Asplanchna

Based on studies in:
USA: New York, Bridge Brook (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Havens K (1992) Scale and structure in natural food webs. Science 257:1107–1109
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Known prey organisms

Polyarthra euryptera preys on:
Cryptomonas ovata
Cryptomonas erosa
nanoflagellates

Based on studies in:
USA: New York, Bridge Brook (Lake or pond)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • Havens K (1992) Scale and structure in natural food webs. Science 257:1107–1109
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Source: SPIRE

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