Erythrops minuta   Hansen,  1910 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 2.9 mm.

Eyes small, cornea only slightly wider than the stalk. Antennal scale about 4 times as long as broad, terminal lobe obsolete, outer distal spine long, overreaching apex of scale, outer border of scale with 3 teeth besides the apical. Telson broader than long, distal border more than 1/3rd the total width, with 2 pairs of spines and a pair of plumose setae, in female the inner pair of spines longer than outer, distal 2/3rd of lateral border of telson serrulate.

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Habitat:  Pelagic


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

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 -
  • Sealifebase Available at -
  • Pillai, NK (1964) Report on the Mysidacea in the collections of the central marine fisheries research institute, Mandapam camp, South India-Part I Journal of the marine biological association of India 6(1) 1-36 Available at - NIO, Goa

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