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Photo#830276
Fresh water sea monster - Triops

Fresh water sea monster - Triops
El Malpais Conservation Area, Cibola County, New Mexico, USA
August 25, 2013
Size: ~75mm
Looks like a horseshoe crab. Body leather like, it did not have a hard shell. I did not get a good picture of the underside but, it had reddish legs and gills underneath the main body. Length given was from head to end of tail. Many of these in a seasonal stream along the lava flow. I removed it from the water to take photo then returned it to the water. Not sure if this belongs in BG so, it can be frassed if deemed so.

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Moved from ID Request.

Cool!
Maybe it's the same as this one, also from New Mexico:

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