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Noun1.Triops - type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eyeTriops - type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Branchiopoda, subclass Branchiopoda - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
tadpole shrimp - a kind of branchiopod crustacean
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Shall I sing of you as wooer and in the fields of love, how you went wooing the daughter of Azan along with god-like Ischys the son of well-horsed Elatius, or with Phorbas sprung from Triops, or with Ereutheus, or with Leucippus and the wife of Leucippus.... on foot, he with his chariot, yet he fell not short of Triops. Or shall I sing how at the first you went about the earth seeking a place of oracle for men, O far-shooting Apollo?
Functional and phylogenetic analyses of phenoloxidases from brachyuran (Cancer magister) and branchiopod (Artemia franciscana, Triops longicaudatus) crustaceans.
In the same manner, exposure of Penaeus japonicus to hypoxia only induced a slight elevation in lactate levels, which were maintained below 4.5 mg [L.sup.-1] [d.sup.-1] (Lallier & Truchot, 1989) same as with Palaemonetes varians (Nielsen & Hagerman, 1998); whereas Homarus vulgaris did not show significant increase in lactate levels when exposed to hypoxia (Butler et al., 1978), including in Triops longicaudatus, after being exposed to hypoxia conditions for 12 h, no increase in lactate and in hemocyanin were recorded (Harper & Reiber, 2006).
(A.) magdalenae Naskrecki, 2000 Neoconocephalus triops (Linnaeus, 1758) Pyrgocorypha uncinata (Harris, 1841) Phaneropterinae Anaulacomera sp.
These potholes are inhabited by numerous organisms adapted to this alternating wet--dry cycle, including fairy shrimp (Anostraca) Branchinecta packardi and Streptocephalus texanus, clam shrimp Leptestheria compleximanus and Eulimnadia inflecta, and tadpole shrimp (Notostraca) Triops longicaudatus (Graham, sw/impacts/biology/vernal).
Michelle Farina, Bishop Shanahan High School, "Cruising Crustaceans: Analysis of Triops Locomotion"
In the katydid Neoconocephalus triops, males demonstrated developmental plasticity in their calls which allowed for a match between female preference and the calling songs of males (Beckers & Schul 2008).
Variations in the morphological characteristics of Triops granarius (Lucas) (Crustacea: Notostraca) in a pan system at Bain's Vlei, South Africa.
Regulation of embryogenesis by light and its ecological significance in the Asian tadpole shrimp Triops granarius.
Introduction and establishment of tadpole shrimp Triops newberryi (Notostraca: Triopsidae) in a date garden for biological control of mosquitoes in Coachella Valley, southern California.