Branchiopods (Class Branchiopoda)

Class Branchiopoda-Notostraca-Triopsidae-Triops longicaudatus-Tadpole Shrimp JUVENILE (G)

Triops longicaudatus

Willcox Playa
Cochise County, Arizona
Coordinates: 32.181022, -109.879119
Elevation: 4,146 ft
July 17, 2021
Size: 11 mm
Many of these active creatures were found in a large, shallow, and muddy pond formed after the rains
These photos were not taken in their natural habitat. It was impossible to even see them (except for the body parts touching the water surface) in such a murky water
Temporarily out of water
Determined by Salvador Vitanza

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