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G.O. Sars, 1899

Female asymmetrically pyriform, cephalon with a broad, flat frontal border. Pereion with very wide, flattened, contiguous lateral plates; oostegites overlapping ventrally in adult. Pleon segments well-defined, pleopods short and smooth; uropods present. Male with pleon segments fused.

Recorded from Galathea squamifera and Galathea intermedia .

A southern species.

Pleurocrypta marginata