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Triops newberryi (Packard 1871)

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Triops newberryi is a species of arthropods in the family Triopsidae.

EOL has data for 2 attributes, including:

  • habitat
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    valley
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000100
    • Definition: A depression caused by erosion by water or ice. Low-lying land bordered by higher ground; especially elongate, relatively large gently sloping depressions of the Earth's surface, commonly situated between two mountains or between ranges of hills or mountains, and often containing a stream with an outlet.
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  • locomotion
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    drag powered swimming
    • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/drag_based_swimming
    • Definition: Drag swimmers use a cyclic motion where they push water back in a power stroke, and return their limb forward in the return or recovery stroke. When they push water directly backwards, this moves their body forward, but as they return their limbs to the starting position, they push water forward, which will thus pull them back to some degree, and so opposes the direction that the body is heading. This opposing force is called drag. The return-stroke drag causes drag swimmers to employ different strategies than lift swimmers. Reducing drag on the return stroke is essential for optimizing efficiency.
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