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California Beach Hopper

Megalorchestia californiana

Description:

A large amphipod, also known as sand fleas. Translucent pale grey-brown bodies with long, bright orange-red antennae. They move on land by saltation.



1 Species ID Suggestions

vanhevel
vanhevel 7 years ago
Megalorchestia californiana


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1 Comment

Captain Nature
Captain Nature 7 years ago

That lookss so weird

AlexanderStein
Spotted by
AlexanderStein

Newport, Oregon, USA

Lat: 44.62, Long: -124.07

Spotted on Jul 4, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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