Erythrops nana   W. Tattersall,  1922 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 3 mm.

Frontal plate short and acute. Eyes small, cornea as broad as stalk. Antennal scale shorter than antennular peduncle, four times as long as broad, outer border without teeth, terminal spine long, terminal lobe of scale overreaching spine, terminal partition present. Telson broader than long, hind border half the total width, with three pairs of spines and a pair of plumose setae, inner pair of spines long, outer very small, lateral margin of telson unarmed. Rami of uropods of the same length, endopod without marginal spines or teeth.

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Habitat:  Coastal


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands 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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