Triops numidicus

Triops numidicus image comes to light and it’s a biggy.

This Triops picture come from Morocco, Africa and shows an adult Triops. Must be one of the biggest Triops I’ve seen.
Click on the above image to see another view.

Thanks to Don Dasis, Eric Quéinnec and Adeline Lecot.

Also a recently published paper ‘Evidence for cryptic species in the tadpole shrimp Triops granarius’, indicates that Triops numidicus should in fact be named Triops granarius. See paper # 17 in our Paper section.

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