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

Size: Length 5.5 mm.

Body smooth. Rostrum obtuse. Cornea of eye wider than stalk. Antennal scale overreaching antennular peduncle by one-third of its length. Endopod of posterior thoracic limbs slender, with 3 carpopropodal segments, segments subequal, with oblique partition. Telson 1½ times as long as broad, cleft one-fourth the total length and armed with 6 pairs of spines and a pair of long setae, lobes of cleft apically truncate and armed with 3 spines lateral margins with 7-8 spines, in two groups 3 and 5. Endopod of uropod with 20-25 closely set short spines. Fourth pleopod of male with exopod longer than endopod, last segment with a simple seta and each of the two previous segments with a long stout seta.

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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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