Doxomysis littoralis   W. Tattersall,  1922 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 5 mm.

Body smooth. Rostrum short. Eyes of moderate size. Antennal scale overreaching antennular peduncle. Thoracic endopods 3-8 with 3 carpopropodal segments, first segment less than twice as long as second. Telson 1½ times as long as broad, cleft one-third of the total length, apical lobes of telson rounded, cleft parallel-sided, with 15 pairs of spines and a pair of setae, apical lobes with four large spines, lateral borders with 13 spines extending the whole length. Endopod of uropod 1¼ times the length of telson, armed with about 32 closely packed blunt teeth alternately long and short.

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• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman 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 -
  • 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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