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Species Tanais dulongii

Tanais dulongii - female Tanais dulongii - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Tanaidacea
Family Tanaididae
Genus Tanais
Species dulongii (Tanais dulongii)
Identification
This species is easily recognized among the New England peracarida by the setae on the abdomen which are arranged on its margins and in two transverse rows near the posterior margin of its first two segments.
Color brown, mottled with lighter above; nearly white below.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Arthrostraca of Connecticut
Kunkel B.W. 1918. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey.