Exosphaeroma parva   Chilton,  1924A (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Sphaeromatidae

Description
Color: Dark straw color

Body dorsoventrally flattened, the last body segment broadly rounded. Dorsal surface smooth. Mouth parts, limbs and pleaopods present but not distinct. Uropod branches not exactly subequal in length.


Synonym (s)
Exosphaeroma parva Chilton, 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Bakkhali INDIA (Record: 21/12/1978)
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Ganjam, Rambha INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur 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
  • Ghatak, SS (1995) Isopoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 191-197 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Rao, DG (1987) Ecology of meiobenthos of Rambha Bay in Chilka lagoon, Bay of Bengal Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 29(1&2) 74-85 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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