Sand hopper

Sand hopper -

Scientific name: Talitrum is Latin and means finger click.

Other scientific names: Some of the specie found on Scandinavian beaches are: Orchestia gamarellus, Talitrus saltator, Talorchestia deshayesii and Platorchestia platensis. Platorchestia platensis is shown in the picture.

Other English names: Shore hopper, beach hopper, beach flea and sea salter.

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