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Species Idotea balthica

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Marsupial Crustaceans)
Order Isopoda (Isopods)
Suborder Valvifera (Valve-tailed Isopods)
Family Idoteidae
Genus Idotea
Species balthica (Idotea balthica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Idotea pusilla Eichwald 1842
Explanation of Names
Idotea balthica (Pallas 1772)
Range
subcosmopolitan; in our area, abundant south of Cape Cod, less common to the north
Internet References
species page (de Kluijver & Ingalsuo)