Conchostraca

Conchostraca

[käŋ′käs·trə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of mussellike crustaceans of moderate size belonging to the subclass Branchiopoda.
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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.
After the first subsequent rains, the invertebrate fauna in these particular pans consisted of many "typical" temporary pan invertebrates, including various large branchiopods like: Anostraca (Fairy shrimp), Conchostraca (Clam shrimp), and Notostraca (Tadpole shrimp).
2: Crustacea I (Notostraca, Anostraca, Conchostraca and Cladocera).
Clam shrimps, of the order Conchostraca, are generally described as being encased in a bivalved carapace (Fig.
8 67 Decopoda 1 [less than]1 17 Conchostraca 1 [less than]1 17 Gastropoda 26 8 100 Planonbidae Diptera 1 [less than]1 17 Hemiptera 2 [less than]1 17 Trichoptera 2 [less than]1 33 Odanata 1 [less than]1 17 Coleoptera 3 [less than]1 17 Haliplidae Insect parts 7 2.