Parorchestia notabilis   Barnard  (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Talitridae

Description
Color: Straw yellowish

Eyes large, rectangular, almost contiguous dorsally; propodus of male 2nd gnathopod not so massive; inner margin of palm with three scabrous processes with spines; outer margin of basis of 5th peraeopod not strongly dentate; inner distal apex of 3rd uropod peduncle with 1 spine.


Synonym (s)
Parorchestia notabilis Barnard K.H. 1935
Orchestia notabilis Griffiths 1976

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Lyla, PS; Velvizhi, S and Ajmal Khan, S (1998) Brackishwater amphipods of Parangipettai coast Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai 79 pp Available at - NIO, Goa


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