Smooth Squillid Mantis Shrimp

Trinh van Nam

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

An watercolor illustration of a male Erugosquilla woodmasoni, a species of mantis shrimp found in pacific waters from Japan to the Indian Ocean. It lives in shallow waters, burrowing along muddy and sandy bottoms. It can grow up to 15.3 cm in length.

Subject: Male Artist: Trinh van Nam Medium: Watercolor Published: Manning, R.B. 1995 Stomatopod Crustacea of Vietnam: The legacy of Raoul Serène. Crustacean Research, Carcinological Society of Japan, Special Number 4:1-339, figs.1-142, pls.1-38.Plate 36

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  • Title: Smooth Squillid Mantis Shrimp
  • Creator: Trinh van Nam
  • Type: Illustration
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
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  • Medium: Watercolor
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): 1200984
  • Scientific Name: <i>Erugosquilla woodmasoni</i> (Kemp, 1911)
  • Photo Credit: Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Invertebrate Zoology