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(Lilljeborg, 1864)

Length up to 2.5 mm. Antenna 1 about same length as the carapace.
Chelipeds with well-developed propodus.
Pereiopods 4-6 with the bases unusually strongly swollen.
Pereionite 1 shorter than others.
Endopodite of uropod single-articled, exopodite two-articied and rather shorter than inner rarnus.

This species has been recorded from a number of oilfields in the northern North Sea at depths of 100-160m, where it constructs tubes of coarse sand grains.

This species is common on the Norwegian coast as far north as Tromso. It has also been recorded from Sweden and western and eastern Iceland.

Typhlotanais aequiremis