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    • Tadpole Shrimp
  • Scientific Names
    • Notostraca
  • Spanish
    • Caracoles renacuajo

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Date

December 28, 2016 11:19 AM HST

Description

Lots of these in many pools in this gulch. Mr. Binder

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

allison39

Date

June 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

allison39

Date

June 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

allison39

Date

June 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

allison39

Date

June 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

allison39

Date

June 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

tiwane

Date

December 23, 2016 01:04 PM HST

Description

Didn't expect to see these. A very pleasant surprise.

ID per http://khon2.com/2015/07/20/hawaii-home-to-rarely-seen-prehistoric-tadpole-shrimp-2/

Photos / Sounds

What

Longtail Tadpole Shrimp Triops longicaudatus

Observer

pintail

Date

June 5, 2012

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

shield shrimp Lepidurus apus ssp. viridis

Observer

juliefielder

Date

November 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Triops Genus Triops

Observer

tamradactyl

Date

November 17, 2016 07:52 AM EST

Description

Horse shoe crab esque, tiny, aquatic critter.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

jordanspemberton

Date

September 24, 2016 01:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tadpole Shrimp Family Triopsidae

Observer

nikkiro

Date

September 19, 2016 03:04 PM MDT
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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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