Thalassomya frauenfeldi

Author: Schiner, 1856

Diagnosis (n=2)
Exuviae 6.5, 7.2mm long.
Cephalothorax: Frontal setae 185, 190µm long. Thoracic horn 400, 420µm long, 170, 180µm broad (001h.jpg). Median antepronotal setae 100, 125µm long; precorneal setae 1,2: 125, 150; 100, 125µm long; dorsocentral setae 85, 100µm long.
Abdomen: Segments VIII+IX 1mm long.
Anal segment: Segment IX 0.75, 0.8mm long. (001i.jpg)
(Linked adult male: Langton and Pinder, 2003a)

Species keys out at Page 3: Telmatogetoninae 1 Thalassomya of the Text Key.

Widespread coastal Europe (not Scandinavia).
(For more information see module IdentifyIt – file: Other subfamilies).

Ecological notes
Marine intertidal.