tadpole shrimp


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tadpole shrimp:

see shrimpshrimp,
small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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tadpole shrimp

[′tad‚pōl ‚shrimp]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of the phyllopod crustaceans that are members of the genus Lepidurus.
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Hybrid rice varieties are planted at a lower seeding rate (33-45 kg/ha) than conventional varieties (100-120 kg/ha), making them more susceptible to tadpole shrimp damage than higher seeding rates.
These croplands include rice fields that mimic ephemeral ponds inhabited by tadpole shrimp. In 2008, <10% of the 80,000 hectares of rice production in Missouri was water seeded.
In North America, tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus, are pests of water-seeded rice production in California.
Effect of drying and soil moisture on egg hatch of the tadpole shrimp (Notostraca: Triopsidae).
Field introductions and establishment of the tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (Notostraca, Triopsidae), a biological-control agent of mosquitoes.
Optimal conditions for rearing the tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (Notostraca: Triopsidae), a biological control agent against mosquitoes.
Rice Tadpole Shrimp. University of California IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Rice.
Effect of water pH on the survival rate of larvae of the American tadpole shrimp, Triops longicaudatus (LeConte) (Notostraca: Triopsidae).
Spatial occurrence and hatch of field eggs of the tadpole shrimp Triops newberryi (Notostraca: Triopsidae), a potential biological control agent of immature mosquitoes.
Consequences of tadpole shrimp predation on mayflies in some Californian ponds.
The reproductive biology and the availability of eggs to oversummer in the tadpole shrimp, Lepidurus packardi.
Observations on the biology and rearing of the tadpole shrimp Triops longicaudatus (LeConte) (Notostraca: Triopsidae).