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Based on male holotype, 2.5 mm.  Head. Head longer than peron segment 1; interantennal plate extending far beyond anterodistal angle, anterior margin straight, with ventral spine. Antenna1 1–2 marginal robust setae stout. Antenna 2 very stout, weakly setiferous.  Pereon. Gnathopod 1 coxa weakly produced; dactylus with two stout distal setae. Gnathopod 2 coxa evenly rounded; basis grossly swollen distally, anterior margin irregularly scalloped; propodus sub-ovoid, posterior margin with medial spine, palm with small rounded lobe fitting concavity on posterior margin of dactylus. Pereopods 3–4 with rounded anterodistal lobe. Pereopods 5–7 basis weakly expanded distally.   Pleon. Uropod 1 rami subequal, about two thirds length of peduncle; inner ramus with modified weakly hooked tip. Uropod 2 rami subequal with each other and with peduncle; inner ramus with weakly curved, acute tip. Uropod 3 rami lanceolate; inner ramus a little shorter than outer ramus and shorter than peduncle. Telson narrowly subtriangular, more than twice as long as broad, distally excavate, and with ventral proximal protrusion.


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