Gaetanus rectus   Wolfenden,  1911 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Aetideidae

Description
Narrowly-rounded thoracic margin; upturned stout lateral spines. The 1st swimming leg possesses, a two-jointed exopod, the proximal joint showing traces of the line of separation of segments 1 and 2 on its outer border. The endopod of the 2nd leg is two-jointed. The 1st basal segments of the 4th pair of legs bears a row of hairs, 12 to 13 in number.


Synonym (s)
Gaetanus rectus Wolfenden, 1911

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA

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:2010-07-07

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