Doxomysis quadrispinosa   (Illig,  1906) (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 5 mm.

Frontal plate acute. Eyes large. Antennal scale tapering overreaching antennular peduncle, distal segment longer than broad. Telson more than half the length of exopod of uropod, almost twice as long as broad, apical cleft deep and wide with a pair of setae and 13-14 pairs of spines, distal half of lateral border of telson with 8 pairs of spines, apices of the telson with 4 spines. Endopod of uropod with 9 spines increasing in length.

Synonym (s)
Doxomysis tattersalli Colosi, 1920
Mysis quadrispinosa Illig, 1906
Doxomysis pelagica Hansen, 1912

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Pelagic


• INDIA (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 -
  • Sealifebase Available at -

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