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(G.O. Sars, 1869)

Shell rather elongate. Length female 2.0-2.26 mm, male 2.42 mm. Kornicker (1987) attributes this species to his genus Priontoleberis and records it from the Skagerrak. Skogsberg (1920) records it with certainty from the Swedish coast, and possibly from the Norwegian coast and with one juvenile from Strangford Lough. Most records come from depths of 70-180m.

Female 2.0-2.26 mm, male 2.42 mm carapace length.

Depth range

Distribution in the North Sea
Northern North Sea, Skagerrak, Kattegat?

World distribution
Off Scandinavian coasts (Poulsen, 1969).

[After Angel, 2000]

Synasterope norvegica