Pseudocharopinus narcinae   (Pillai,  1962) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Siphonostomatoida
Family:Lernaeopodidae

Image copyrights: Marine Biological Association of India

Description
Size: Length 10.7 mm.

Cephalothorax comparatively short, shorter than trunk, with a swollen head. Postero-median part of trunk produced into a bilobed process and with 2 large laminate processes. First maxillipeds long and slender, longer than cephalothorax and as long as trunk, free except at the tip, bulla boat-shaped.

Parasitic on the gill arches of Narcine timlei (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:2010-07-15

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