Doxomysis longiura   Pillai,  1963 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 6.4 mm.

Body spiny. Rostrum moderately produced. Eyes stout. Antennal scale lanceolate, setose all round, not reaching tip of antennular peduncle. Thoracic endopods 3-8 with 3 carpopropodal segments, first segment nearly twice as long as second. Fourth pleopod of male with seven-segmented exopod, fifth segment with a long barbed seta, sixth with a short seta. Endopod of uropod twice as long as telson, with swollen base, inner border closely spiny, proximal spines blunt, the spines arranged in series of two or three beginning with the seventh spine. Telson abruptly narrowed slightly behind the base and further on parallel-sided, apical cleft deep and parallel-sided, apical lobes rounded, cleft armed with a pair of setae and about 20 pairs of sharp closely packed spines, the entire lateral border armed with about 20 spines, of which the last two are blunt.

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• Arabian Sea INDIA (Record: 1965)
• Bay of Bengal 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 -
  • 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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