Leptomysis xenops   Tattersall,  1922 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

First segment of antennular peduncle longest. Antennal scale narrow-lanceolate. Fourth pleopod of male with exopod longer than endopod. Telson linguiform, with more or less truncated apex, base drawn out and armed with a pair of long spines, lateral border with 14-17 pairs of spines successively increasing in length, distal border with 3 pairs of spines, inner small, middle very stout, outer smaller than the latter. Endopod of uropod with 11 spines successively increasing in length.

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• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • 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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