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Sars, 1926

Description:
Carapace medium to large, 0.65-0.7 mm long, subrhomboidal, moderately inflated. Greatest width close to mid-length. Compressed posteroventral marginal area relatively broad. Posterior margin smooth. Dorsomedian sulcus absent. Male copulatory appendage with a relatively short, broad distal process (B. bradyi 4 ).

Habitat:
This is the only British Bythocythere species known to occur in the littoral zone. Down to about 80 metres depth.

Distribution:
British and Norwegian coasts.

Bythocythere bradyi