Figure 2.14. Daphnia longispina carrying a resting egg.

Figure 2.14 Daphnia longispina carrying a resting egg.

The ephippium is not yet fully developed. Its wall is still transparent, and the two eggs are visible. These eggs are haploid and require fertilization. This female was isolated from a rock pool population in southern Finland.

From: Chapter 2, Introduction to Daphnia Biology

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