Heteromysis gymnura   W. Tattersall,  1922 (Mysid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Mysida
Family:Mysidae

Description
Size: Length 4-6 mm.

Eyes large, cornea wider than stalk. Antennal scale longer than peduncle. Third thoracic endopod only moderately stout, carpus shorter than merus, with three distal inferior spines. Endopods of thoracic limbs four to eight with three tarsal segments. Telson one and three-fourth times as long as broad, cleft more than one-third the total length, with 25 pairs of closely packed teeth, distal part of lateral border of telson with 12-15 pairs of spines. Endopod of uropod without spines.


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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
  • 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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