A mud shrimp (Apocorophium lacustre)
|Researched by||Emily Wilson||Refereed by||Admin|
|Other common names||-||Synonyms||Corophium lacustre|
Recorded distribution in Britain and IrelandWash, Norfolk Broadlands, English Channel and southern Welsh coasts.
HabitatConstructs mud tubes on hydroids, submerged vegetation and other surfaces in fresh or slightly brackish waters.
- Head with triangular rostrum, especially pronounced in male.
- Urosome segments fused; lateral ridge distinct, uropods 1 and 2 inserted ventrally.
- Gnathopod 1 palm transverse, evenly convex.
- Uropod 1 peduncle outer margin with 7-8 spines, inner margin with 1 distal spine; uropod 2 peduncle inner margin with 1 distal spine, outer margin with 3-5 setae.
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Last Updated: 11/10/2002