Image: Mantis Shrimp larva

Mantis Shrimp larva

Mantis Shrimp larva

Photographer:
Peter Parks
Rights:
© Image Quest 3-D

Notes

This is the second larval stage of a Mantis shrimp. It is a crustacean, belonging to the same group as crabs and lobsters. With its shield-like carapace and spines, it looks completely different from the burrowing adult it will become.

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