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Species Gammarus mucronatus

Gammarus mucronatus - female Shrimp? - Gammarus mucronatus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Amphipoda (Amphipods)
Suborder Senticaudata
Family Gammaridae (Scuds)
Genus Gammarus
Species mucronatus (Gammarus mucronatus)
Explanation of Names
Gammarus mucronatus Say, 1818
Various characters of antennae and presence of spines on pleosome and urosome important.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Arthrostraca of Connecticut
Kunkel B.W. 1918. Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey.