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(Baird, 1850a)

Description:
Carapace large, in males about 2.5 mm long, females about 3 mm long; white, appendages brown in living specimens. Male copulatory appendage characteristic (M. minna 8 ).

Habitat:
Usually found at depths greater than 50 m and on soft mud.

Remarks:
This is the largest marine cyprid in British waters.

Distribution:
It appears to be confined to northern British waters, and has been recorded from the Skagerrak, Fair Isle, Shetland and as far north as the Lofoten Islands.

Macrocypris minna