Saltmarsh Invertebrates

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Salt marsh animals (invertebrates)

Annelids

Amphipods

Insects and spiders

Marsh mudsnail Nassarius obsoletus (formerly Ilyanassa obsoleta)

Coffee-bean snail, Melampus bidentatus

Hydrobiid snails (very, very small snails! max 3 mm shell length!)

Marsh periwinkle, Littoraria irrorata

Plant bug, Trigonotylus sp.

 Decapods 

Ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa

Red mite (species unknown to me)

red-mite

Springtail, Anurida maritima

Springtail.JPG

Horseshoe crabs, Limulus polyphemus

Small horseshoe crab, Rowley, Massachusetts.JPG

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