Siriella brevicauda   Paulson  (Mysid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Mysida
Family:Mysidae

Description
Size: Length 6 mm.

Rostral process short and broadly rounded. Eyes fairly large. Antennal scale reaching tip of antennular peduncle in female, slightly shorter in male. Thoracic endopods one to two stout, with stout curved dactylus. Uropods about twice as long as telson, endopod slightly shorter than exopod, with ten to twelve spines gradually increasing in length, proximal segment of exopod with ten to twelve spines gradually increasing in length, proximal segment of exopod with five small spines in a group. Pseudobranchial lobes of pleopods two to five spirally twisted, pleopods not modified. Telson very short, 1½ times as long as broad, proximal part of lateral border with two to three spines, apex broadly truncated or slightly emarginated, with five to six pairs of spines, increasing in length rather suddenly inwards.


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Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Red Sea (Record: 1965)

Literature Source(s)
  • Pillai, NK (1967) A review of the work on the shallow water Mysidacea of the Indian waters Proceedings of the symposium on Crustacea Part V, Series 2 Marine Biological Association of India 1681-1728 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:2010-11-18

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