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(Baird, 1850a)

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 ).

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

This is the largest marine cyprid in British waters.

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