Siriella robusta   Pillai,  1964 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 9.6 mm.

Body rather stout. Eyes very large and globular. Antennal scale reaching the tip of antennular peduncle in male, shorter in female. Second thoracic endopod robust, carpopropodus distally excavated. Pseudobranchial lobes of pleopods two to five simple and bilobed, third and fourth pleopods not modified. Exopod of uropod very slightly overreaching endopod, more than half of outer border of basal segment armed with nine long spines. Telson four times as long as broad, steadily narrowing to the apex, lateral borders throughout spiny, first three spines large, others in series of two to four, apex with a pair of large spines, three small spines and a pair of setae.

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• Arabian Sea (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
  • 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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