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Totally stumped - Phronima - female

Totally stumped - Phronima - Female
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
July 21, 2015
Taken with plankton net from the beach. Either from rocks covered in seaweed just below the surface or planktonic. I've preserved the specimen in alcohol and will hopefully be able to find someone to take a look at it.

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Update
Female. Could be P. atlantica, P. solitaria, or P. sedentaria. Specimen likely too damaged to differentiate between the three but I'll try anyway at a later date. See this paper.

Moved
Moved from Amphipods. See this paper. Tentative move.

Moved
Moved from ID Request. Looks strikingly like the deep sea Phronima.

Nebaliacea?
(just a guess, not an ID. Not particularly familiar with the order; it's represented by just 2 species here in SoCal, not sure how many over on the east coast)

 
I've been looking
My primary amphipod source listed Hyperia galba as the only representative of Hyperiidea in New England but I think I may have found a different one. Which, I cannot say. Though the shape of Nebaliacea works, especially of the pleon, the various appendages seem off. I still don't know if I'm even looking in the right orders though...

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