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Mating Eelgrass Isopods


Mating Eelgrass Isopods. Concave posterior margin of pleotelson can be seen in the third photo (no other local isopods have this, good identifier).


Typically among eelgrass and kelp; Range: Alaska to Mexico


Also classified as 'Pentidotea resecata', 'Idothea resecata' Other Common Names: Kelp isopod, concave isopod, transparent isopod, kelp isopod, seaweed isopod, cut-tailed isopod.

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LivesInADream 7 years ago

Thanks, S Frazier!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Moved to Arthropods :-)

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Washington, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2012
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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