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Henri Jean Dumont, PhD, ScD

Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Crustacea Class Branchiopoda Order Nostostraca Number of families 1

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Pale-colored or translucent crustacean with a flattened shield-like carapace that covers two-thirds of the body and a thin, elongated abdomen ending in paired tail filaments

Photo: The tadpole shrimp species Triops cancri-formis is one of the oldest known animal species to still exist. (Photo by Andreas Hart/OKAPIA/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)

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