EPPO Global Database

Triops cancriformis(TRPSCA)

Overview
Last modification: 2000-03-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TRPSCA
  • Preferred name: Triops cancriformis
  • Authority: (Bosc)

Notes

This species has been in existence since the Triassic, making it the oldest surviving animal species.


Common names
Name Language
horseshoe shrimp English
tadpole shrimp English
Urzeitkrebs German
tortuguita Spanish
leem-kieuwpootkreeft Dutch
щитень летний Russian