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Species Excirolana chiltoni

Tiny amphipod or isopod - Excirolana chiltoni Tiny amphipod or isopod - Excirolana chiltoni
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
Suborder Cymothoida
Family Cirolanidae
Genus Excirolana
Species chiltoni (Excirolana chiltoni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Excirolana chiltoni (Richardson, 1905)
Range
Japan through the Aleutian Islands and down to the coast of Southern California
Habitat
Shallow waters
Life Cycle
Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into postlarva before developing into adults
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