Labidocera euchaeta   Giesbrecht,  1889 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Pontellidae

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Description
Prosome nearly fusiform; forehead narrowed, with well-developed rostrum; lateral hook absent; caudal rami short, with broader right furca; the fifth leg uniramous, three-segmented in the female, four-segmented and asymmetrical in the male, with a semi-forceps formed by the third and fourth segments of the right leg.


Synonym (s)
Labidocera euchaeta Giesbrecht, 1889
Labidocera euchaeta Giesbrecht, 1892
Labidocera euchaeta Sewell, 1912
Labidocera euchaeta Sewell, 1914

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli River Mouth INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
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  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
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  • Zhong, Z (1989) Marine planktology Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo 454 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Ganapati, PN and Shanthakumari, K (1961) The systematics and distribution of planktonic copepods in the Lawson's bay, Waltair Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 3(1&2) 6-18 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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