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Family Talitridae - Beach Hoppers

red bug shell saltmarsh critter - Orchestia grillus Americorchestia longicornis beach hopper - Americorchestia megalophthalma Orchestia grillus? - female Strange Amphipod Amphipod? - Arcitalitrus sylvaticus Orchestia grillus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Peracarida (Peracarida (Amphipods and Isopods))
Order Amphipoda (Amphipods)
Suborder Senticaudata
Family Talitridae (Beach Hoppers)
Other Common Names
Sand hoppers, sand fleas, lawn shrimp, land hoppers
Habitat
They live near or above the high water mark. During the day they mostly shelter in burrows in the sand or under seaweed washed ashore but at night they hop around in search of detritus (comment here).
Remarks
Males have a large second gnathopod.