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Species Synaptotanais notabilis

Pregnant tanaid: Zeuxo sp.? - Synaptotanais notabilis - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Marsupial Crustaceans)
Order Tanaidacea
Family Tanaididae
Genus Synaptotanais
Species notabilis (Synaptotanais notabilis)
Explanation of Names
Synaptotanais notabilis Sieg & Winn, 1981 in Sieg, 1980
Long, slender uropods distinguish this species from all other Californian tanaids.
Described from the Channel Islands area, type locality south of Santa Rosa Island (33°39'0"N, 120°6'1"W)