Arthropoda ID (#3)

OK, this time I’m totally stumping all the smart-guys/gals who crushed my last two attempts at ID contests.

*crosses-fingers*

Who am I?

Leave a comment if you can guess the species…

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9 Responses to “Arthropoda ID (#3)”


  1. 1 myrmecos April 9, 2010 at 1:19 pm

    Um. A bicycle chain? That grew a head? I have no idea.

  2. 2 zombieroach April 12, 2010 at 12:16 am

    WTF? Is that supposed to be an arthropod?

  3. 3 Mike Bok April 12, 2010 at 12:40 am

    Oh yeah, it’s not a bicycle chain, it’s an adult arthropod.

  4. 4 zombieroach April 12, 2010 at 9:20 pm

    I admit defeat

  5. 6 zombieroach April 13, 2010 at 1:33 am

    Well, I bet its in Pentastomida (which I had never heard of). I’ll look into it more tomorrow.

  6. 7 Adrian Thysse April 14, 2010 at 11:13 am

    Looks like a Wimberly Plamp (Clampus articulatus)

  7. 8 Mike Bok April 14, 2010 at 11:33 am

    Hah! I’m liking the wild guesses.

    Zombie roach is right in that it is a pentastomid. I’m going to be doing a post about the massive weirdness of Oligostracans, which includes these guys, as well as ostracods and other such strangeness.

  8. 9 DeAnna April 21, 2010 at 3:03 pm

    I looked at it and thought of the Grey’s Anatomy episode where I guy came in with a fish in his penis.

    My guess a member of the genus Armillifer ??


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