Triops already lived 220 million years ago and are thus the oldest still living animal species


Triops newberryi

Triops newberryi

These triops are genetically distinct from Triops longicaudatus, but are very similar to the optics and occur on the west coast of North America. Not in South America.

They have a narrower armor than Triops longicaudatus and feel comfortable at 22 - 28 ° C. Its tank has a rather light brownish marbling. The size should be 5 - 9 cm.

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