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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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Introduction and establishment of tadpole shrimp Triops newberryi (Notostraca: Triopsidae) in a date garden for biological control of mosquitoes in Coachella Valley, southern California.
Field introductions and establishment of the tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (Notostraca: Triopsidae), a biological-control agent of mosquitoes.
Tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (Le-Conte) (Notostraca: Triopsidae), are pests in California rice production systems.