Physical Characteristics

Body length to 0.147 in (3.75 mm) for female, 0.074 in (1.9 mm) for male. Body consisting of elongate prosome and short urosome of five segments and bearing large caudal rami. An-tennules short and five-segmented in both sexes; geniculate on both sides in male. Antennae, mandibles, labrum, maxillules, paragnaths, maxillae, and maxillipeds all missing in adults of both sexes. Legs 1-4 biramous, with indistinctly three-segmented rami. Fifth legs reduced, bilobed, with three setae on outer lobe and two on inner. Female with large median genital opening and long paired ovigerous (egg-bearing) spines.

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