Branchinecta lutulenta Rogers & Hill, 2013

Muddy fairy shrimp



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Branchinecta sp. 6


Conservation Status

Last record: 1959

Rediscovered in 2011 (Rogers & Hill, 2013: 249)



Washington, USA


Biology & Ecology




Holotype: USNM 1207958 (male)

Type locality: "USA: WASHINGTON: Grant Co.: 46˚ 49’ 55.65” N, 119˚ 47’ 31.14”W; pool approximately 150m north of Lower Crab Creek Road, approximately 15m west of fishing access road, and approximately 18m south of Crab Creek, south of Jericho; pool composed of an upper small pool, which drained into a larger lower pool"


Paratypes: USNM 1207959 (1 male, 1 female)






Original scientific description:

Rogers, D. Christopher and Hill, Matthew A. (2013). Annotated Checklist of the large branchiopod crustaceans of Idaho, Oregon and Washington, USA, with the “rediscovery” of a new species of Branchinecta (Anostraca: Branchinectidae). Zootaxa 3694(3): 249-261.


Other references:

Rogers, D. Christopher. (2013). Anostraca catalogus (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 61(2): 525-546.

Rogers, D. Christopher and Hann, B. J. (2016). Class Branchiopoda (in Chapter 16, Phylum Arthropoda), pp. 437-477. In: Thorp, J. H. and Rogers, D. Christopher (eds.). Thorp and Covich’s Freshwater Invertebrates, 4th edition, Volume II: Keys to Nearctic Fauna. Academic Press.

WoRMS (2022). Branchinecta lutulenta Rogers & Hill, 2013. Accessed at: on 2022-11-16


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