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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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.).

Photos / Sounds

What

tadpole shrimp Family Triopsidae

Observer

faerthen

Date

October 23, 2013 04:36 PM PDT

Place

Moab, UT (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

juancruzado

Date

August 6, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Observer

snakeinmypocket

Date

April 16, 2005

Photos / Sounds

What

Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp Lepidurus packardi

Observer

loarie

Date

April 6, 2013 01:21 AM PDT

Place

Dixon CA (Google, OSM)

Description

The molts from these are common along the edges of the vernal pool

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

vernal pool tadpole shrimp Lepidurus packardi

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 13, 2007

Description

vernal pool restoration site

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

cgcbosque

Date

November 13, 2008

Place

RGNCSP-DP (Google, OSM)

Description

Muskrat at Discovery pond; one water boatman and a couple of damselfly or mayfly larvae and a few fairy shrimp. Not much else in the pond.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Fairy Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

cgcbosque

Date

April 28, 2011

Place

RGNCSP-DP (Google, OSM)

Description

At pond: fairy shrimp

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp Lepidurus packardi

Observer

dreierj

Date

January 25, 2006

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

faerthen

Date

October 31, 2012

Place

Moab, Ut (Google, OSM)

Description

Love the vernal pool fauna! This one was in a pothole under Shrimp Rock on the Slickrock Trail. It's getting really cold at night--these guys better grow fast...

Forked tail, so I guess it's Triops rather than Lepidurus. T. longicaudatus is the most common species in the area, so I assume that's it.

Thoughts?

Photos / Sounds

Observer

kucycads

Date

August 24, 2010

Description

in 2010 we had enough rain to fill the ephemeral pond

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

pintail

Date

June 6, 2012

Description

Hapchon, South Korea

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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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