Kroyeria elongata   Pillai,  1967 (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Image copyrights: Marine Biological Association of India

Size: Length 3.8 mm.

Carapace roughly triangular, as long as broad, cephalic processes comparatively short, just overreaching the third trunk segment, apically truncate and slightly produced inwards. Trunk segment 4 longest, genital segment 3 times as long as the part in front. Abdomen short, 3-segmented. Both fingers of the chela of antenna 2 apically flattened. The intercoxal processes of legs 2 to 4 unequal in length.

Parasitic on the gills of Scoliodon sorrakowah (fish).

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• Kerala INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, NK (1967) Copepods parasitic on Indian marine fishes - A review Proceedings of the symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India Part V 1556-1680 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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