Lophothrix frontalis   Giesbrecht,  1895 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Scolecitrichidae

Description
Size: 4.8 - 6.6 mm.


Synonym (s)
Lophothrix frontalis A. Scott, 1909
Lophothrix frontalis Wolfenden, 1911
Lophothrix frontalis Sewell, 1913
Lophothrix frontalis With, 1915
Lophothrix frontalis Lysholm and Nordgaard, 1921
Lophothrix frontalis Sars, 1925
Lophothrix frontalis Farran, 1926

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic, Demersal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Barren Island INDIA (Record: 04/2006)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Manakadan, R and Pittie, A (2002) Standardized english and scientific names of the Indian subcontinent-2002 Newsletter for Birdwatchers S. Sridhar 42 p 35
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp 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, HUK; Jayaraj, KA; Rafeeq, M; Jayalakshmi, KJ and Revichandran, C Mesozooplankton distribution near an active volcanic island in the Andaman Sea (Barren Island) Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-010-1579-0
  • Fernandes, V (2008) The effect of semi-permanent eddies on the distribution of mesozooplankton in the central Bay of Bengal Journal of Marine Research Sears Foundation for Marine Research 66 465–488 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Padmavati, G; Haridas, P; Nair, KKC; Gopalakrishnan, TC; Shiney, P and Madhupratap, M (1998) Vertical distribution of mesozooplankton in the central and eastern Arabian Sea during the winter monsoons Journal of Plankton Research Cambridge University Press 20 343-354 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1869

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