Scypholanceola agassizi   Woltereck,  1905 (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Lanceolidae

Description
Size: 9 to 36 mm.

The body is smooth with a very thin, finely faceted transparent integument. The head is short and high, without a rostrum. The eye cups are large and well demarcated; their anterior margin projects forward behind the frons; the width of the commissure between the lower and upper cups varies; the bottom of the cups in freshly caught specimens has a dull metallic sheen.

Male: 1st antenna well developed , female: 1st antenna reduced.

Synonym (s)
Scypholanceola agassizi Vinogradov, 1957
Scypholanceola agassizi Woltereck, 1909

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Reptiles Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at - http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/resources/speciechklist/reptile.php
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Nair, KKC Pelagic amphipods NIO, Goa Available at - http://www.nio.org/Biology/amphipods/amphipods.jsp

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