Hatschekia foliata   Redkar, Rangnekar & Murti  (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Siphonostomatoida
Family:Hatschekiidae

Image copyrights: Marine Biological Association of India

Description
Size: Length2.8 mm.

Head transversely oblong, anteriorly bilobed, dorsal side with prominent ribs demarcating 6 areas, trunk segments 1 and 2 indistinct, rest of the body forming a flat thin laminate elliptical trunk. Abdomen short, anal laminae present. Antenna 1 3-segmented.

Parasitic on the gills of Nemipterus japonicus (fish).


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Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 1965)
• South India 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
  • Pillai, NK (1964) A miscellaneous collection of copepods parasitic on south Indian fishes Journal of marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 6(1) 61-83 Available at - NIO, Goa

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