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Lepidurus

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Lepidurus is a genus of small crustaceans in the order Notostraca (tadpole shrimp). It is the larger of the two extant genera of the tadpole shrimps, the other being Triops. They are commonly found in vernal pools and survive dry periods with the help of long lasting resting eggs.

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Adult freshwater crustacean of the genus Lepidurus.

The genus contains the following species:[1]

References

  1. ^ Chip Hannum & Stuart Halliday. "Species descriptions". MyTriops. Archived from the original on October 6, 2011. Retrieved October 14, 2011.

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Lepidurus: Brief Summary

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Lepidurus is a genus of small crustaceans in the order Notostraca (tadpole shrimp). It is the larger of the two extant genera of the tadpole shrimps, the other being Triops. They are commonly found in vernal pools and survive dry periods with the help of long lasting resting eggs.

 src= Adult freshwater crustacean of the genus Lepidurus.

The genus contains the following species:

Lepidurus apus (Linnaeus, 1758) Lepidurus arcticus (Pallas, 1793) Lepidurus batesoni Longhurst, 1955 Lepidurus bilobatus Packard, 1883 Lepidurus couesii Packard, 1875 Lepidurus cryptus D. C. Rogers, 2001 Lepidurus lemmoni Holmes, 1894 Lepidurus mongolicus Vekhoff, 1992 Lepidurus packardi Simon, 1886
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