Lycomysis spinicauda   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 4.2 mm.

Antennal scale more than 5 times as long as broad, reaching the end of the antennular peduncle, terminal segment longer than broad. Endopod of uropod without spines. Telson 2½ times as long as broad, dorsal row of lateral spines 11-12, rapidly increasing in length, ventral row of spines small, apex with two pairs of long rather blunt spines and a median pair of small spines. Second segment of palp of mandible serrated.

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Habitat:  Pelagic


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1965)
• SRI LANKA (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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