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Triops numidicus

Triops numidicus

T. numidicus is interesting in that I am uncertain whether or not it is regarded as a valid species. Longhurst regarded it as synonym for T. granarius.  In recent papers I have seen it referred to both as a valid species and as an outdated name for T. granarius. Unfortunately, references to it are all that exist to my knowledge and I have yet to find a paper defining it as a species or its characteristics.

Major species

Triops numidicus (strongly thought to be T. granarius

Subspecies

none

Range

Africa

Habitat

Unknown (assumedly identical to T. granarius)

Temperature range

High 20-30C

Body ring/segments

Appendages

Notable characters

Large size in wild specimens (typically 4-5 inches long)

Reproduction

My Triops (December 3, 2022) Triops numidicus. Retrieved from https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/.
"Triops numidicus." My Triops - December 3, 2022, https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/
My Triops July 13, 2020 Triops numidicus., viewed December 3, 2022,<https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/>
My Triops - Triops numidicus. [Internet]. [Accessed December 3, 2022]. Available from: https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/
"Triops numidicus." My Triops - Accessed December 3, 2022. https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/
"Triops numidicus." My Triops [Online]. Available: https://mytriops.com/triops-numidicus/. [Accessed: December 3, 2022]
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