Lophothrix quadrispinosa   Wolfenden,  1911 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Calanoida
Family:Scolecitrichidae

Description
Size (female): 5.1 mm

The proportional lengths of the cephalothorax and abdomen are as 66 to 15, so that the abdomen is contained 4.4 times in the length of the anterior region of the body.The abdomen consists of four segments.The 5th pair of swimming legs bear, four spines instead of three.



Synonym (s)
Lophothrix quadrispinosa Wolfenden, 1911

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• INDIA (Record: 23/04/1924)
• Bay of Bengal INDIA (Record: 21/10/1911)

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:2010-07-12

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