Fairy Shrimp (Anostraca: Chirocephalidae) Inventory of Vernal Pools in Vermont, USA

Occurrence
Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Nov 6, 2023 Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Publication date:
6 November 2023
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Description

We collected fairy shrimp (Anostraca: Chirocephalidae) from 25 vernal pools in Vermont, USA during spring in 2022 and 2023. Two species were recorded: Knob-lipped Fairy Shrimp (Eubranchipus bundyi), which was previously recorded in Vermont, and Intricate Fairy Shrimp or Smooth-lipped Fairy Shrimp (Eubranchipus intricatus), a new state record. Both species are widespread across North America, but the Intricate Fairy Shrimp is considered rare in nearby Massachusetts, where it is listed as a “Species of Special Concern.”

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Tolan K, Faccio S, Rogers C (2023): Fairy Shrimp (Anostraca: Chirocephalidae) Inventory of Vernal Pools in Vermont, USA. v1.1. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=vermont_anostracans&v=1.1

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Vermont Center for Ecostudies. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY 4.0) License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: c08d3f47-c3df-4694-971c-dc33e87358ff.  Vermont Center for Ecostudies publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by GBIF-US.

Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Kevin Tolan
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Vermont
US
Steve Faccio
  • Originator
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Vermont
US
Christopher Rogers
  • Originator
Assistant Research Professor
Kansas Biological Survey
Kent McFarland
  • Point Of Contact
conservation biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Vermont
US
Kent McFarland
  • Point Of Contact
Conservation Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Vermont
US

Geographic Coverage

State of Vermont, USA

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Fairy Shrimp (Anostraca: Chirocephalidae)

Species Eubranchipus intricatus (Smooth-lipped Fairy Shrimp), Eubranchipus bundyi (Knob-lipped Fairy Shrimp)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2022-04-01 / 2023-08-01

Project Data

http://val.vtecostudies.org/

Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Identifier VAL
Funding http://val.vtecostudies.org/
Study Area Description State of Vermont, USA
Design Description http://val.vtecostudies.org/

The personnel involved in the project:

Kent McFarland

Sampling Methods

Sampled 25 vernal pools in spring during 2022 and 2023.

Study Extent Vernal pools in the State of Vermont, USA
Quality Control Specimens were identified by taxonomic expert Christopher Rogers at the Kansas Biological Survey.

Method step description:

  1. Vernal pools were visited in spring and fairy shrimp adults were sampled for identification.

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers c08d3f47-c3df-4694-971c-dc33e87358ff
https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=vermont_anostracans