Ok, if you thought the Belostomatidae was creepy, you ain't seen nothin' yet. That bug maxed out at 12 cm. This one gets up to TWO FEET OR MORE!
I hereby present the Bathynomus Giganteus, a deep-water crustacean that feeds on dead whales and whatever else it can scavenge of the ocean bottom at 2300 feet below sea level. Evidently it's related to the common Pillbug.
Wikipedia Article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_isopod
Hive-Fleet Rave Says Hi!
Good luck getting away. My initiative is higher than yours.
Sssssss! I'll be having your blood now.
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