Paranthura costana Bate & Westwood, 1866

Identification

P. costana shares the same elongated body shape as the other members of the Anthuridae, but differs from Anthura gracilis and Cyathura carinata in lacking statocysts on the telson and in having piercing rather than biting mouthparts.

Distribution and Habitat

Known only from an old record from the Channel Islands.

Distribution

Reference

Naylor, E. & A. Brandt. 2015. Intertidal Marine Isopods. Synopses of the British Fauna (New Series), No. 3. Field Studies Council, for The Linnean Society of London.

idBmigTaxa

617