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Acanthotelson stimpsoni
Acanthotelson stimpsoni, a shrimp-like crustacean
ISM 14841, top view

Acanthotelson stimpsoni was a small aquatic arthroppod. 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 amphipopds. this animal was originally described from Mazon Creek in 1865.

Specimen #: 14841

Acanthotelson stimpsoni

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