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Idotea granulosa

Observed: 20th April 2013 By: dejayM
Biological Recording In ScotlandHighland Biological Recording GroupOrkney Biodiversity Records Centre
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Leggy
green
Description:

Green. Like an insect with at least ten legs.
PENCE is 9mm.
Nothing in clean Orkney rock pools should be a surprise!
Comes in a range of brown-red-green (camouflage?)
See here
http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=zmns&id=394

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

JoC's picture

pleotelson

at the posterior end, rounded with a median point. Perfect match for I. granulosa
Jo

Jo

dejayM's picture

granulosa

But why isn't it (apparently) granulous?

JoC's picture

In Marine Portal

the diagrams by Sars show a granular surface.
http://species-identification.org/species.php?species_group=crustacea&id...

Jo