at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The freshwater ostracod Candona candida. Click on the image for next one in the series.

The valves of Candona candida, external views (left valve on left). Length = approx. 1mm. The body inside the valves has been removed. In Japan this species is found in Hokkaido, the northern most island of Japan, but is also found across the cooler parts of the northern hemisphere. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)