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Branchiopoda

the most primitive class of Crustacea including the fairy shrimp Chirocephalus and the water flea Daphnia.
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For example, Green and his colleagues have documented the importance of waterbirds in dispersal of propagules of a variety of aquatic invertebrates, although they found few branchiopod cysts (Frisch et al.
Abstracts book of the fifth international large branchiopod symposium, Toodyay, Western Australia, pp.
Some believe that insects evolved from the an ancestor that gave rise to the malacostracans, a group of crustaceans that include crabs and shrimp, while others point to a lineage of less commonly known crustaceans called branchiopods, which include, for example, brine shrimp.
The other group, which was generally favoured, thought they came from a class of crustaceans called branchiopods, which include brine shrimp and fairy shrimp.
Fairy shrimp, tadpole shrimp, and clam shrimp are all capable of this impressive feat, a skill not uncommon among a category of animals called branchiopods.
Studies on large branchiopod biology and aquaculture: Uptake of lead, cadmium, and zinc by the fairy shrimp, Branchinecta longiantenna (Crustacea: Anostraca).
Papadopoulos Al, Lazaridou E, Mauridou G, Touraki M (2004) Glutathione S-transferase in the branchiopod Artemia salina.
Muscle development was also examined in the anostracan branchiopod Artemia salina.
The probable trace makers, arthropods such as branchiopod crustaceans, are potential producers of bilobate trails such as Didymaulichnus or unilobate trails such as Helminthopsis.
Denton Belk graciously identified all the large branchiopod specimens from my field work and provided guidance and technical information during the preparation of this work.
Sublette and Sublette (1967) described diverse communities of up to seven branchiopod species in three orders in New Mexico playa environments.