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Family: Talitridae (See list of species below)

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41 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Americorchestia barbarae
[western gulf sandhopper]
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Americorchestia heardi
[common gulf sandhopper]
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Americorchestia salomani
[eastern gulf sandhopper]
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Australorchestia occidentalis
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Chelorchestia forceps
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Chiltonorchestia pusilla
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Chroestia lota
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Deshayesorchestia deshayesii
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Eorchestia rectipalma
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Floresorchestia anomala
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Floresorchestia limicola
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Floresorchestia palau
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Makawe insularis
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Makawe maynei
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Makawe parva
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Megalorchestia californiana
[California beach hopper]
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Megalorchestia columbiana
[blue beach hopper]
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Megalorchestia pugettensis
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Notorchestia naturaliste
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Notorchestia quadrimana
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Orchestia aucklandiae
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Orchestia cavimana
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Orchestia gammarellus
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Orchestia grillus
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Orchestia ochotensis
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Orchestia pyatakovi
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Orchestoidea tuberculata
[beach flee]
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Platorchestia platensis
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Talitrus saltator
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Talorchestia antennulata
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Talorchestia martensii
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Talorchestia mindorensis
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Talorchestia qeshm
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Talorchestia spinipalma
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Talorchestia terraereginae
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Tara sylvicola
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Transorchestia bollonsi
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Transorchestia chiliensis
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Transorchestia serrulata
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Traskorchestia traskiana
[splash-zone beach hopper]
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Uhlorchestia uhleri
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41 Species of Family Talitridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Americorchestia barbarae western gulf sandhopper To be filled.
Americorchestia heardi common gulf sandhopper Western Central Atlantic
Americorchestia salomani eastern gulf sandhopper Western Central Atlantic
Australorchestia occidentalis Eastern Indian Ocean
Chelorchestia forceps Western Central Atlantic.
Chiltonorchestia pusilla Western Central Pacific
Chroestia lota Western Central Pacific
Deshayesorchestia deshayesii Northeast Atlantic
Eorchestia rectipalma Southwest Pacific
Floresorchestia anomala Indo-West Pacific.
Floresorchestia limicola Western Central Pacific
Floresorchestia palau Western Central Pacific
Makawe insularis Southwest Pacific
Makawe maynei Southwest Pacific
Makawe parva Southwest Pacific
Megalorchestia californiana California beach hopper Northeast Pacific.
Megalorchestia columbiana blue beach hopper Northeast Pacific.
Megalorchestia pugettensis Northeast Pacific
Notorchestia naturaliste Eastern Indian Ocean
Notorchestia quadrimana Indo-West Pacific
Orchestia aucklandiae Southwest Pacific
Orchestia cavimana Ponto-Caspian Region.
Orchestia gammarellus Southwest Pacific and Nor
Orchestia grillus Western Atlantic
Orchestia ochotensis Northwest Pacific
Orchestia pyatakovi Northwest Pacific
Orchestoidea tuberculata beach flee Southeast Pacific
Platorchestia platensis Northwest Pacific
Talitrus saltator Northeast Atlantic
Talorchestia antennulata Western Central Pacific
Talorchestia martensii Northwest Pacific
Talorchestia mindorensis Western Central Pacific
Talorchestia qeshm Western Indian Ocean
Talorchestia spinipalma Western Central Pacific
Talorchestia terraereginae Western Central Pacific
Tara sylvicola Southwest Pacific
Transorchestia bollonsi Southwest Pacific
Transorchestia chiliensis Southern Pacific
Transorchestia serrulata Southwest Pacific
Traskorchestia traskiana splash-zone beach hopper Eastern Pacific
Uhlorchestia uhleri Western Atlantic



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