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Hyalella azteca (Scud)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hyalella azteca is a widepsread and abundant species of amphipod crustacean in North America. It reaches 3–8 mm (0.12–0.31 in) long, and is found in a range of fresh and brackish waters. It feeds on algae and diatoms and is a major food of waterfowl.
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Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Euglena gracilis (Euglena)[1]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[1]

Predators

Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)[1]
Ameiurus melas (Black bullhead)[2]
Ameiurus natalis (Yellow bullhead)[1]
Anax junius (green darner)[1]
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)[1]
Archoplites interruptus (Sacramento perch)[3]
Aythya affinis (Lesser Scaup)[2]
Calopteryx maculata (Ebony jewelwing)[1]
Corydalus cornutus (dobsonfly)[1]
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)[1]
Gambusia holbrooki (Bore-drain fish)[1]
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)[1]
Ischnura posita (Fragile forktail)[1]
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[1]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[1]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[1]
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)[1]
Perca flavescens (Yellow perch)[2]
Procotyla fluviatilis (Flatworm)[1]
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)[1]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[1]
Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[1]

Providers

Shelter 
Carex stricta (upright sedge)[1]
Cephalanthus tetrandra (Buttonbush)[1]
Nuphar lutea (yellow cowlily)[1]
Peltandra virginica (green arrow arum)[1]
Phragmites australis (common reed)[1]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[1]
Potamogeton nodosus (long-leaf pondweed)[1]
Typha latifolia (Reedmace)[1]
Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[1]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Fimbriaria fasciolaris[4]
Haematoloechus complexus <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis pusilla <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis spinocirrosa <Unverified Name>[4]
Hymenolepis trombidacantha <Unverified Name>[4]
Leptorhynchoides thecatus[4]
Microsomacanthus hopkinsi <Unverified Name>[4]
Microsomacanthus tuvensis <Unverified Name>[4]
Pomphorhynchus bulbocolli[4]

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Citations

Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 2Patterns of prey use by lesser scaup Aythya affinis (Aves) and diet overlap with fishes during spring migration, Kimberly A. Strand, Steven R. Chipps, Sharon N. Kahara, Kenneth F. Higgins, Spencer Vaa, Hydrobiologia (2008) 598:389–398 3TROPHIC ECOLOGY AND BIOENERGETICS MODELING OF SACRAMENTO PERCH (ARCHOPLITES INTERRUPTUS) IN ABBOTTS LAGOON, POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Kasey Lauren Bliesner, Masters Thesis, Humboldt State University (2005) 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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