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    • Notostraca
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    • tadpole shrimp
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Asian Tadpole Shrimp Triops granarius

Observer

pintail

Date

July 24, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Asian Tadpole Shrimp Triops granarius

Observer

pintail

Date

July 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Asian Tadpole Shrimp Triops granarius

Observer

pintail

Date

July 20, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

pintail

Date

July 3, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

pintail

Date

July 1, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

pintail

Date

June 26, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

pintail

Date

June 12, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

pintail

Date

June 8, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

pintail

Date

June 4, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mak

Date

April 28, 2016 11:02 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

May 13, 2016 08:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

alexramirezg

Date

May 13, 2016 12:04 PM CDT
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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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