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"A Remipes with the carapace finely granular all over and raised into little irregular lumps; the front notched but without a middle tooth in the notch; the outer teeth of the fore edge not quite so long as those of the front and passing evenly into the side edge of the carapace without an angle; the post-frontal groove fairly distinct, behind this a low irregular hollow on each side of the middle line, about a third of the length of the carapace from its fore edge, and behind these again two half-moon shaped cracks in the same position; about 35 pits along each side of the carapace; the eyestalks short; the ‘flagellum’ of the 2nd antenna of one joint only; the end-joint of the first leg as long as the propodite, slightly compressed, smooth on the inside, tufted with hairs here and there on the outside, fringed above, below, and at the end; and the last joint in the 2nd and 3rd legs short, broad, bent at an obtuse angle." (Borradaile, 1904)

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Conner, Caitlyn

Source: Maldives and Laccadives

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