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Synonyms for Anostraca

small aquatic crustaceans lacking a carapace: fairy shrimps

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1987--Les Crustaces Branchiopodes Anostraca, Notostraca et Conchostraca des milieux limniques temporaires (Dayas) au Maroc.
Classe Branchiopoda Calman 1909: Ordres des Anostraca Sars 1867, Notostraca Sars 1867, Spinicaudata Linder 1945, Laevicaudata Linder 1945.
Their planktonic fish belong to many genera of branchiopods (of the orders Anostraca, Conchostraca, and Notostraca) and copepods.
Some taxa that are commonly sampled in these temporary environments include Anostraca, Notostraca, Conchostraca, Cladocera, Ostracoda, Corixidae, Notonectidae, Dytiscidae, and Hydrophilidae (Hutchinson 1932; Rzoska 1961; Weir 1969; Williams 1985; Seaman et al.
The class Branchiopoda, a primitive group typified by clam shrimps and water fleas, within the subphylum Crustacea, is subdivided into three orders: Anostraca, Notostraca and Diplostraca.
Why only one of two common Central Texas Anostraca atop Enchanted Rock?