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Triops longicaudatus. The longtail tadpole shrimp is a freshwater crustacean, resembling a miniature horseshoe crab. Triops refers to its three eyes. It is found in freshwater ponds and pools. Also it is considered a living fossil because its basic prehistoric morphology has changed little in the last 70 million years.

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  • Title: Triops longicaudatus
  • Creator: Hakbin Hwang
  • Date: 2014-06-11
  • Location: Namhae, Kyeongsang-Nam-do, Korea
  • Publisher: Seodaemun Museum of Natural History

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