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Sea centipede (slinkter)

Euidotea bakeri

Description:

About 65mm long
7 segments; keeled telson
antennae very centipedish.

Habitat:

Hiding under a small rock at low tide.
Westernport, Victoria, Australia.

Notes:

Second photo for scale
Found by Eva-May Smith - 27-08-2019 named it 'Slinkter'
Synonymous Paridotea bakeri Collinge, 1917
https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:...

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3 Comments

Tukup
Tukup 2 years ago

Reminds me of the armored millipedes of the Amazon. Thanks Mark.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Yes I thought that was good for a 3 yr old.

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 2 years ago

'Slinkter' - I love it.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Aug 27, 2019
Submitted on Aug 27, 2019

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