Corophium multisetosum

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Corophium multisetosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Suborder: Gammaridea
Family: Corophiidae
Genus: Corophium
Species: C. multisetosum
Binomial name
Corophium multisetosum
Stock, 1952

Corophium multisetosum is a small (up to 9mm) European amphipod crustacean of the family Corophiidae.

It builds mud burrows in clay or sand in fresh or weakly brackish habitats.

Corophium multisetosum occurs on coasts of the Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland and the British Isles.

External links[edit]

  • M.J. de Kluijver & S.S. Ingalsuo Corophium multisetosum Macrobenthos of the North Sea - Crustacea. Marine Species Identification Portal