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Isopod discovered by Mardon (#10185)

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Observed: June 26, 2018 @ 3:00 PM
Posted on: June 27, 2018 @ 1:27 PM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
I'm wondering if this is a freshwater isopod or a terrestrial one. It looks very similar to some terrestrial ones that I've seen but I'm thinking it might be a freshwater species because of where I found it. I found it by dipping a plastic jar into the water of a bog hole. While I was taking the photos, the isopod was underwater and crawling along the bottom of the container. I guess it's possible that a terrestrial species somehow fell into the bog hole water where I found it but that seems rather unlikely to me. Can anyone verify if this is a freshwater species or not? Thanks.

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