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Photis conchicola

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Malacostraca
Family  Photidae
Scientific name  Photis conchicola
Rank  Species
Subphylum  Crustacea
Infraorder  Caprellida
Genus  Photis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Amphipoda

Photis conchicola is a species of marine amphipod crustacean which lives in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. It grows to a length of 5.5 mm (0.22 in), and lives on rocky beaches among algae and surfgrass. It often inhabits discarded gastropod shells, which it attaches to marine plants.

Ecology

Predators of P. conchicola include the fish Embiotoca lateralis. The shells used by P. conchicola are chiefly Alia carinata, Tricolia pulloides, Bittium eschrichtii, Amphissa versicolor, Lacuna marmorata and Lacuna unifasciata.

References

Photis conchicola Wikipedia


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