- Any of different small, jumping crustaceans associated with household Orchestiidae, residing on sandy shores at or near the wave line. Also called sand hopper.
- the typical name of numerous types of amphipod Crustacea, regarding the household Orchestidæ, residing in the sea shores, and jumping like fleas.
- an such like. See under seashore, etc.
- A name of sundry little amphipod crustaceans. Also referred to as sand-hopper, shore-jumper, and sand-flea.
- tiny amphipod crustaceans that hop like fleas; common on ocean beaches
Hypernym for "beach flea"
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