Siriella vulgaris   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Mysida
Family:Mysidae

Description
Size: Length 7.7 mm.

Rostrum narrowly triangular and apically acute. Antennal scale narrower in male than in female, distal lobe unusually long. Pseudobranchial lobes spirally twisted, pleopods not modified. Exopod of uropod as long as or slightly longer than endopod with 3-9 spines occupying less than 1/3rd the margin, endopod with serially arranged spines. Telson reaching beyond the articulation of the exopod, its base with two pairs of spines, more than half of the lateral border with small spines gradually increasing in length, apex, with a pair of long spines.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Lakshadweep Islands INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Daniel, BA; Molur, S and Walker,S (1998) Report of the workshop conservation assessment and management plan for selected invertebrates of southern India Zoo Outreach Organization, Coimbatore, India 25569 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Pillai, NK (1967) A review of the work on the shallow water Mysidacea of the Indian waters Proceedings of the symposium on Crustacea Part V, Series 2 Marine Biological Association of India 1681-1728 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Madhupratap, M; Achuthankutty, CT and Nair, SRS (1991) Zooplankton of the lagoons of the Laccadives: diel patterns and emergence Journal of Plankton Research Cambridge University Press 13 947-958 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/3167
  • Pillai, NK (1964) Report on the Mysidacea in the collections of the central marine fisheries research institute, Mandapam camp, South India-Part I Journal of the marine biological association of India 6(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO, Goa

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