Corophium triaenonyx [Status Unaccepted]   Stebbing,  1904 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Corophiidae

Description
Color: Dull yellowish

Eyes small, rounded and black; 4-6 plumose setae on apex of 1st coxa; number of spines on outer margin of 4th peduncular article of female 2nd antenna 4-6; dactylus of gnathopod 2, tridentate; 2nd uropod longer than peduncle of uropod 1, uropod 3 uniramous and ramus rod like with 6 long median spines.


Synonym (s)
Corophium triaenonyx Stebbing 1904
Corophium crassicorne Walker 1904
Corophium crassicorne Chilton 1921

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Bay of Bengal (Lat: 15) (Long: 90) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest (Lat: 11.03) (Long: 79.78) INDIA
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Thondi INDIA (Record: 06/2005-05/2006)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary INDIA (Record: 10/2002-09/2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Killai Backwaters INDIA (Record: 10/2002-09/2003)
• Tamil Nadu, Off Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1962-1964)
• SRI LANKA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters (Lat: 10) (Long: 76.333333) INDIA (Record: 09/1975-08/1976)
• Kerala, Kochi Backwaters INDIA (Record: 09/1975-08/1976)

Literature Source(s)
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