Length 4-6 mm (Acanthoscina acanthodes 1). Lobes of maxillae II fused proximally. Dactyls of P I and II in 5-6 times as short as ART 6. ART 2 of P V in 1.5 times as long as ART 2 of P IV. ART 5 and 6 of P VI subequal. Coxae V sharp both anteriorly and posteriorly (Acanthoscina acanthodes 3). UR straight, very long, thin.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Subclass Eumalacostraca Superorder Peracarida Order Amphipoda Suborder Hyperiidea Infraorder Physosomata Superfamily Scinoidea Family Scinidae Genus Acanthoscina Species Acanthoscina acanthodes