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    • Caracoles renacuajo
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    • Notostraca
  • English
    • tadpole shrimp

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Recent observations

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What

Tadpole shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

chrispincetich

Date

February 26, 2015 10:46 AM PST

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Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

January 19, 2015

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Observer

pintail

Date

June 25, 2012

Description

Changnyeng

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What

Caracoles renacuajo Family Triopsidae

Date

September 14, 2009

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 21, 2012 01:13 PM PDT

Description

Calico Tanks with Tadpole Shrimp. Notostraca Triopsidae Triops newberryi.

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What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

wecho

Date

September 27, 2014 06:15 PM MDT

Description

Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah. 6,000 feet. Colorado Plateau. Awesome potholes not too far from the visitor center.

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Observer

elialopezgreene

Date

November 29, 2012

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What

tadpole shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

August 29, 2014 05:09 PM MDT

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Square

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

aredoubles

Date

June 13, 2014 05:00 PM CDT

Description

Crazy cool! Strangely, this ephemeral pool was filled with them, and we couldn't find them anywhere else in the area, including other ephemeral pools.

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Observer

benhutchins

Date

the past

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Observer

jnstuart

Date

August 9, 2010

Description

Tadpole shrimp (genus Triops, probably longicaudatus). Stock pond at El Malpais National Monument, Cibola Co., New Mexico, USA.

Triops longicaudatus is apparently the common widespread Triops in most of NM (B. Lang, pers. comm.).

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What

tadpole shrimp Family Triopsidae

Observer

faerthen

Date

October 23, 2013 04:36 PM PDT

Place

Moab, UT (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The order Notostraca comprises the single family Triopsidae, containing the tadpole shrimp or shield shrimp. The two genera, Triops and Lepidurus, are considered living fossils, having not changed significantly in outward form since the Triassic. They have a broad, flat carapace, which conceals the head and bears a single pair of compound eyes. The abdomen is long, appears to be segmented and bears numerous pairs of flattened legs. The telson is flanked by a pair of...

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