Hatschekia elongata   Redkar, Rangnekar & Murti,  1950 (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: Length1.8 mm.

Cephalothorax roughly circular, with longitudinal dorso-median rib. Trunk elongate oblong, slightly narrowing backwards, segmentation not visible. Abdomen short but distinct. Antenna 1 indistinctly 4-segmented. Anal laminae tipped with spine-setae.

Parasitic on the gills of Lutianus johni (fish).


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• Maharashtra, Mumbai 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:2010-07-07

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