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    • Caracoles renacuajo
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    • Notostraca
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    • tadpole shrimp

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

September 21, 2012 01:13 PM PDT

Description

Calico Tanks with Tadpole Shrimp. Notostraca Triopsidae Triops newberryi.

Photos / Sounds

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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.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

elialopezgreene

Date

November 29, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

tadpole shrimp Order Notostraca

Observer

danjleavitt

Date

August 29, 2014 05:09 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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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.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

benhutchins

Date

the past

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

(Somewhere...)

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

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

vernal pool restoration site

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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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