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“Scuds, Amphipods, Sideswimmers”
Order Overview
Amphipoda | Amphipods, scuds, sideswimmers
amphi 'double' + poda 'feet' (Greek)
Order of scuds or sideswimmers (in arthropod subphylum Crustacea, class Malacostraca) lacking a carapace, having uniramous thoracopods and a small telson that projects from the abdomen and is narrower than the body.
POLLUTION TOLERANCE
Less Sensitive
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“Scuds, Amphipods, Sideswimmers”
Diagnostic Characters
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lacking a carapace, having uniramous thoracopods and a small telson that projects from the abdomen and is narrower than the body.