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(Roemer, 1838)

Anterior marginal carina ponticulate throughout and continuous with the ventral marginal carina. Ventromedian carina not produced anteriorly. Distal process of male copulatory appendage subtriangular with a shallow, rounded concavity on the posterior side.

A widespread species at the present day, living in marine sublittoral waters at depths of 2-60 metres.

For a full discussion of the synonymy of this species see Athersuch & Whittaker (1987a).

From the British Isles (most frequently in the south) and the Atlantic coast of France to the Mediterranean and possibly the Black Sea.

Carinocythereis carinata