Triops australiensis

Triops australiensis

One of two notostracans found in Australia, it is known as a shield shrimp.T. australiensis sakalavus is known to me by name only.

Major species

Triops australiensis

Subspecies

  • Triops australiensis australiensis
  • Triops australiensis sakalavus

Range

  • Australia
  • Madagascar (sakalavus only)

Habitat

Vernal pools

Temperature range

Minimum Temp: 18°C (64°F) Maximum Temp: 30°C (86°F)

Body ring/segments

Unknown

Appendages

Unknown

Notable characters

Second maxilla absent

Reproduction

Unknown

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