Lycomysis platycauda   Pillai,  1961 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 6.6 mm.

Frontal plate broadly triangular. Eyes thick, as long as broad, stalk spiny. Antennal scale overreaching antennular peduncle, distal segment longer than broad. Endopod of uropod with four spines below the statocyst. Telson with basal part bulged and armed with two pairs of spines, lateral border of distal half with seven long dorsal spines and about fifteen small ventral spines, apex rounded, with five pairs of large subequal blunt spines.

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• Arabian Sea 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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