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

Description
Color: Greyish green.

Eyes large almost rectangular, very close to each other and black; propodus of male 2nd gnathopod massive; inner margin of palm with a row of stout spines; outer margin of 5th peraeopod strongly dentate; inner distal apex of 3rd uropod with 2 spines.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai 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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