Carionosquilla multicarinata   (White)  (Mantis Shrimp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Stomatopoda
Family:Squillidae

Description
Size: Total length 79 mm

Rostrum elongated, with 5 longitudinal carinae. Dactylus of raptorial claw with 5 teeth. Carapace with numerous longitudinal carinae. 5-7 thoracic somites bilobed, 5th somite with transverse carinae and anterior lobe produced into an anteriorly directed spine. All six abdominal carinae lined with longitudinal carinae. Telson lined with longitudinal carinae, median strong with a sharp posterior spine. Proximal segment of uropodal exopod with four entire longitudinal carinae and distal segment with two raised longitudinal carinae.


Synonym (s)
Squilla multicarinata White 1848
Carinosquilla multicarinata Manning 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA (Record: 12/07/1977)

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Ghosh, HC (1995) Stomatopoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 179-189 Available at - NIO, Goa


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