Hornellia incerta   Walker,  1904 (Amphipod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Cheirocratidae

Description
Color: Dark reddish

Eyes large, pear shaped and pinkish; 2nd antenna bearing 14 flagellar articles; bifid distal apices of rami of 3rd uropod with spines and also lateral margins of rami more spinous and setose; carpus of 1st gnathopod subequal to propodus, propodus of 2nd gnathopod slightly longer than carpus.


Synonym (s)
Hornellia incerta Walker, 1904

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Uppanar Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Mondal, N; Rajkumar, M; Sun, J; Kundu, S; Lyla, PS; Khan, SA and Trilles, JP (2010) Biodiversity of brackish water amphipods (crustacean) in two estuaries, southeast coast of India Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Springer 171(1-4) 471–486 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-009-1292-z
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

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