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Consumers (food chain)
Is a water flea a consumer?
Asked in Biology, Insects, Ecosystems
Is a flea a decomposer or a producer or a consumer?
Asked in Animal Parasites, Insects
Why is a water flea an insect?
Classification: Water fleas are cladocerans, which are crustaceans under the arthropods. A water flea has an exoskeleton. Because of this it isn't an animal. Still, there are other classes of invertebrates that it could be such as a crustacean. Actually, a water flea isn't an insect. It is a crustacean.