Siriella quilonensis   Pillai,  1961 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 10 mm.

Rostral process triangular, longer in female. Antennal scale broader in female, not quite reaching the distal border of the antennular peduncle. Thoracic endopods comparatively stout. Pseudobranchial lobes of pleopods two to five not spirally twisted, outer ramus with an apical seta. Pleopods not modified. Exopod of uropod slightly overreaching endopod, basal segment with four spines in male and three in female, endopod with about ten long spines alternating with groups of one to four small spines. Telson 2½ times as long as broad, with a distinct constriction beyond its base, apex broadly rounded with three pairs of long subequal spines and three small median ones, lateral borders with fourteen spines, the two proximal spines separated from the third by a longer interval, distal spines falling into indistinct series.

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• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)

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 -
  • 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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