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Argis dentata   (Arctic Argid)

Photo of Argis dentata  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2097)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Glacier bay, Alaska Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat 75 meters on sand
Photo Date Upload Date October 18, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2097
Notes The close-set eyes and paddle-shaped dactyls (tips) of the last walking legs are distinguishing characters of the genus Argis. Argis dentata distinguished by following combination of features; 2 dorsal carapace spines, paired ridges on 6th abdominal segment continuing slightly past posterior margin to form small spines, and eyes lacking prominent tubercle that splits cornea.

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