at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The freshwater ostracod Heterocypris incongruens. Click on the image for next one in the series.

Left side view of a female Heterocypris incongruens, length 1.8mm. This species is common globally, often found in temporary water bodies, such as puddles. In Japan it is common in rice fields, especially during the early rice-growing season. (Click on the image to view the next one in the series.)