Siriella affinis   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Mysida
Family:Mysidae

Description
Size: Length 7.5 mm.

Rostrum more produced in female than in male. Eyes large, subglobular. Exopod of uropod slightly longer than endopod, with 3-5 or rarely 6-7 spines, spines on endopod proximally in series, distally not in series. Telson reaching far beyond the articulation of exopod. Lateral spines regularly distributed and increasing in length at the distal one-fourth, with a distinct arrangement into series.


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Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1965)
• 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
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • 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
  • 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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