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Hesse, 1876

Female asymmetrically pyriform, with an acute cornered cephalon. Pereion with prominent lateral plates, which are more or less contiguous; oostegites overlapping ventrally in adult. Pleon segments well-defined, fairly long and pointed lateral plates and long projecting, tuberculate pleopods; uropods present. Male with pleon segments fused.

In the branchial cavity of Porcellana longicornis .

Southern North sea, and all British coasts, locally distributed and rare.

Pleurocrypta porcellanae