Eucalanus longiceps   Matthews  1925 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Eucalanidae

Description
The forehead is much more pronounced and elongated and does not taper to quite so sharp a point. The head is very triangular, elongated and produced in front into a blunt point slightly bent downwards; there are lateral swellings , the part behind is not, however indented.


Synonym (s)
Eucalanus longiceps Matthews 1925
Eucalanus acus Farran 1929

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• INDIA (Record: 1910-1925) (Depth: 365.76 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • (1998) Marine crabs of India National Institute of Oceanography Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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

Page last updated on:2009-07-27

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