Corycaeus (Ditrichocorycaeus) affinis   Mc Murruch  1916 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Prosome elongate, cylindrical in shape; head separated from the first thoracic somite, third and fourth thoracic somites separated too, postero-lateral angles reaching to the proximal portion of the genital somite in the female (in the male, they are rather short); second basipod of antennae in the male with fine teeth on the outer margin; endopod of the fourth leg with two setae.

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• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.42) (Long: 76.5) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Thompson, MPK (1986) Seasonal distribution of cyclopoid copepods of the mud banks off Alleppey, Kerala coast Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Post Box No. 2673, Dr. Salim Ali Road, Shanmugam Road-P. O., Ernakulam, Cochin-682 031, India 28(1-2) 48-56 Available at - NIO, RC, Kochi
  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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