Arthrophoto: Pullosquilla thomassini

Photo: Michael Bok

Here we see the female (pink) and male of the stomatopod species Pullosquilla thomassini. These tiny mantis shrimp live as monogamous pairs within burrows on marine sand flats. The males “spear” prey from the water column and share it with the females who tend the eggs below.
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I have moved.
Arthropoda can now be found here.

Michael Bok is a graduate student studying the visual system of mantis shrimp.

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