Clausocalanus arcuicornis f. major     (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Clausocalanidae

Description
Size (female): 1.17 mm

The proportional lengths of the cephalothorax and abdomen are as 23 to 8, so that the abdomen is contained 2.88 times in the length of the anterior region of the body. The abdomen is considerably longer; the 1st segment of the abdomen appears to be somewhat shorter and the 5th segment and furcal rami are slightly longer.


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Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar, Nankauri Harbour INDIA (Record: 1910-1925)

Literature Source(s)
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 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

Page last updated on:2009-07-29

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