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(Krøyer, 1838)

Description:
Female body asymmetrically oval. Pereion segments distinct, pereiopods small. Female pleon segments all distinct; pleopods present only as 5 pairs of raised ridges; uropods lacking. Oostegites 1, large, remainder smaller and divergent.
Females up to 11 mm, males up to 2.5 mm.

Habitat:
In the branchial cavity of prawns, typically infects Spirontocaris species and Hippolyte varians .

Distribution:
Recorded from Plymouth and the Isle of Man; circumpolar.

Bopyroides hippolytes