Dexteria floridana Dexter, 1953

Florida fairy shrimp



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Eubranchipus floridanus, Dexter 1953


Conservation Status

Last record 1939 or later

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

This species was declared "officially extinct" on the 5th of October, 2011 (source).



Alachua County, Florida, USA






Type locality: "Gainesville, 4 Mile S of, Alachua County, Florida, USA"

Paratype: USNM 184607 (4 specimens; sexes unspecified)

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Rogers, D. Christopher. (2002). A morphological re-evaluation of the anostracan families Linderiellidae and Polyartemiidae, with a redescription of the linderiellid Dexteria floridana (Dexter 1956) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda). Hydrobiologia 486 (1): 57–61. doi:10.1023/A:1021326129460. [Abstract]

Inland Water Crustacean Specialist Group. (1996). Dexteria floridana. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. ( Downloaded on 25 April 2011.


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