branchiopod crustacean

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Synonyms for branchiopod crustacean

aquatic crustaceans typically having a carapace and many pairs of leaflike appendages used for swimming as well as respiration and feeding

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Tadpole shrimp (Triops longicaudatus LeConte) are primitive branchiopod crustaceans that face extreme environmental conditions in the ephemeral desert pools that they inhabit.
Structure and habits of living branchiopod crustaceans and their bearing on the interpretation of fossil forms.
The occurrence of large branchiopod crustaceans in perennial pans: a research note.