Length to 7 mm. ART 2 of P I shorter than ART 3-7 combined (Parascelus edwardsi 1). ART 2 of P VI 1.5-1.7 times as long as wide (Parascelus edwardsi 2). Very similar to Parascelus typhoides, to the point that some authors (e.g., (Zeidler, 1998; Lim and Valentin, 2001) suggested that its synonymous with the latter.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Crustacea Class Malacostraca Subclass Eumalacostraca Superorder Peracarida Order Amphipoda Suborder Hyperiidea Infraorder Physocephalata Superfamily Platysceloidea Family Parascelidae Genus Parascelus Species Parascelus edwardsi