Centraugaptilus horridus   (Farran,  1908) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Size: Male total length 8.4 mm; female total length 9.6 - 10.0 mm.

The abdomen consists of five segments and the furcal rami. The furcal rami are short and broad; their proportions of length to breadth being as 19 to 16.
The 1st antenna consists of 24 free segments, segment 1 and 2 fused together.

Synonym (s)
Augaptilus horridus Farran, 1908
Augaptilus pyramidalis Esterly, 1911
Augaptilus horridus Sewell, 1913
Centraugaptilus horridus Sars, 1925

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 7.35) (Long: 85.21) INDIA (Record: 21/10/1911)

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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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