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Noun1.Notostraca - small freshwater crustaceans with a shield-shaped carapace
animal order - the order of animals
Branchiopoda, subclass Branchiopoda - primitive aquatic mainly freshwater crustaceans: fairy shrimps; brine shrimps; tadpole shrimps; can shrimps; water fleas
family Triopidae, Triopidae - a family of Notostraca
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Two colonies of the tadpole shrimp, Triops cancriformis, were found at Caerlaverock on the Solway Coast of Dumfriesshire, reports the Independent.
Body-fossils: Triops cancriformis permiensis and Lepidurus occitaniacus have been described, from a large sample composed of thousands of carapaces, thoraco-abdominal fragments and more rarely from intact specimens.
In addition, Shtcherbakov and Muragina (1953) reported a [Q.sub.10] of 2.2 at 15 [degrees] C for Triops cancriformis, and Hillyard and Vinegar (1972) reported a lower [Q.sub.10] of 1.55 between 26 [degrees] and 30 [degrees] C for T.