Siriella quadrispinosa   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 7 mm.

Body moderately slender. Frontal plates in both sexes considerably produced. Pseudobranchia lobes spirally coiled, pleopods not modified. Exopod of uropod clearly overreaching endopod proximal segment with six to nine spines spread over less than half the border. Telson reaching articulation of exopod, basal part wide, with two pairs of strong spines, apex rounded with 3 small spines and 2 pairs of long spines, outer pairs longer than inner, lateral borders with the spines on the distal one-third increasing in length and arranged in irregular indistinct series.

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• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Arabian Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, NK (1967) A review of the work on the shallow water Mysidacea of the Indian waters Proceedings of the symposium on Crustacea Part V, Series 2 Marine Biological Association of India 1681-1728 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Pillai, NK (1964) Report on the Mysidacea in the collections of the central marine fisheries research institute, Mandapam camp, South India-Part I Journal of the marine biological association of India 6(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO, Goa

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