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|Noun||1.||Branchiopoda - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas|
class Crustacea, Crustacea - class of mandibulate arthropods including: lobsters; crabs; shrimps; woodlice; barnacles; decapods; water fleas
genus Daphnia - water fleas
Anostraca, order Anostraca - small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps
genus Triops, Triops - type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders