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Species Palaemon vulgaris

Grass Shrimp - Palaemon vulgaris Grass Shrimp - Palaemon vulgaris
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Eucarida (Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.))
Order Decapoda (Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp)
Infraorder Caridea (Caridean shrimps)
Family Palaemonidae
Genus Palaemon
Species vulgaris (Palaemon vulgaris)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palaemon vulgaris Say, 1818
Palaemonetes vulgaris (Say, 1818)
Palaemonetes carolinus Stimpson, 1871
Identification
Two of the dorsal rostral teeth are behind the posterior margin of the orbit, and the teeth continue to the tip of the rostrum dorsally.(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Keys to Marine Invertebrates of the Woods Hole Region
Smith R.I. 1964. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.