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    • Notostraca
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

lancillotto

Date

February 21, 2009 01:41 PM CET

Place

Foglino (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

hydaticus

Date

December 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Family Triopsidae

Observer

sarrington

Date

December 9, 2015

Description

like small horseshoe crab. Found in wet pond behind library. The pond is full of macroinvertebrates including fairy shrimp

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

macrophyteman

Date

December 6, 2015 04:58 PM CST

Description

Found in intermittent storm water drainage pool on Texas State University campus.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

July 26, 2013 02:35 PM MST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

ryanandrews

Date

June 11, 2015

Description

Think it's a longicaudatus, but could be wrong. If so, please correct me.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

snowiii6

Date

June 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

entomo-logic

Date

September 24, 2015

Description

Found in a small rock pool

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jamesmortimer

Date

October 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

shrexapod

Date

October 18, 2015 02:18 PM EDT

Description

In an aquarium of an installation on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

tadpole shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

alexr12

Date

October 12, 2015

Description

There is a pond at Godley Head, Canterbury New Zealand, beside the car park. The water is very low and probably going to dry up this summer. While looking at Tadpoles I noticed something fluttering on the mud slightly out of water. As I rinsed the mud and put it in the slightly deeper water I noted how strange and creepy it looked. Very much like the other photos. Was blackish with an orangey tale. Water was quite warm. Air temperature about 21 degrees C.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pintail

Date

June 6, 2012

Description

Daegu

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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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