Pereon and pleon bearing obvious dorsal tuberculation. Dorsal surface lacking setae, midline with low weakly produced tubercles; pleonal sternites 1-3 not markedly keeled; pleotelson with no obvious dorsolateral spines; uropodal exopod apically truncate. Up to 1.5 cm long.
Sand skaters use their discoid shape and camouflage to swim and walk about invisibly on the surface of sand in marine environments. They feed on the organic matter found in the sand.
Intertidal to depth of 420 m.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed