Amphipoda comprises about 6000 small, mostly marine, species. Most amphipods are laterally compressed in contrast with the depressed isopods. They have no carapace and have six pairs of abdominal appendages.
Includes illustrations of anatomy and photographs.
A reference centre on the biodiversity of Antarctic Amphipods, with a complete checklist and photos.
Bermuda Cave Amphipod: Pseudoniphargus grandimanus
Photographs and information from ARKive including classification, status, description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
Niphargus is the largest genus of freshwater amphipods. This site aims to modernize and to unify the taxonomy of Niphargus and Niphargidae by means of an open, on-line taxonomic revision.
Terrestrial Amphipods: Lawn Shrimp
Photographs and description of this crustacean, with information on its distribution, life cycle, habits and management.
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