Acanthotelson stimpsoni

ISM 14824, side view
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

ISM 14841, top view
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

Acanthotelson stimpsoni was a small aquatic arthropod. It would have looked and lived like a small shrimp.

It belongs to a group called syncarids. Some of its modern relatives include isopods and amphipods.

This animal was originally described from Mazon Creek in 1865.

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