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Lysiosquilla scabricauda, is named for the series of tubercles and spines present on its telson, or tail (Voss 1976). Dark pigmented bands cross the body at intervals over a cream background color. The characteristic mantis-like appendages bear a row of 8-11 sharp spines on the claw (Voss 1976; Perry & Larsen 2004).

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Source: Indian River Lagoon Species Inventory

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