Scina incerta   Chavreux,  1900 (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Scinidae

Description
Color: The color of live crustaceans is wine-red.

The pereon is oblong-oval. The dorsal keel is well developed. Antennae I are thin, equal to or longer than the pereon and pleon together. The mouth cone projects markedly. The outer lobes of the maxillipeds are longer abruptly tapering distally; the inner lobes are not armed and roughly 1/8-1/6 of the outer.

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

Synonym (s)
Scina incerta Chevreux, 1900
Scina incerta Shoemaker, 1945
Scina incerta Wagler, 1926

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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