Kroyeria minuta   Pillai,  1968 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Siphonostomatoida
Family:Kroyeriidae

Description
Size: Length 3 mm.

Carapace roughly triangular, slightly broader than long, cephalic processes long, stopping slightly short of the anterior border of the genital segment, its apex bifid, trunk segments 2 to 4 successively decreasing in length, genital segment 3 times the length of the part in front, abdomen 1-segmented. Intercoxal processes of legs 2 to 4 dissimilar in length.

Parasitic on the gills of Scoliodon sorrakowah (fish).


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Biogeography


• 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-07-08

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