Dynamene bidentata   (Adams,  1800) (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Sphaeromatidae

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Description
Size: Length 7 mm(males); 6 mm(females)

Color: Variable; males mostly brown, young females green, red or yellow, ovigerous females white or colourless.

Male pleotelsonic tubercle is relatively sessile and bluntly bilobed.


Synonym (s)
Dynamene bidentatus (Adams, 1800)
Oniscus bidentata Adams, 1800
(Basionym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Rocky

Biogeography


• Palk Bay INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jordan, DS and JO, Snyder (1900) A list of fishes collected in Japan by Keinosuke Otaki and by the United States steamer albatross, with descriptions of fourteen new species Proceedings of U.S. National Museum 23(1213) 335-380
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Aphotomarine Available at - http://www.aphotomarine.com/
  • Naylor, E (1972) British marine isopods Academic press London and New York 3 86pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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