Bathymysis varunae   Pillai,  1964 (Mysid)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Size: Length 3.9 mm.

Carapace produced into a broadly triangular rostrum. Body spiny. Eyes with well developed ocelli. Antennal scale reaching clearly beyond antennular peduncle, distal segment longer than broad. Thoracic endopods 3-8 with the first tarsal segment subequal to third in length. Each of the last 3 segments of the exopod of fourth pleopod of male with a spine seta, third seta without barbs. Endopod of uropod with a row of about 15 spines steadily increasing in length. Telson wedge-shaped, with deep broad apical cleft armed with 9 pairs of teeth, distal half of lateral border with 8 subsimilar spines, apex of the lobes of telson with 3 large spines, outer spines longest.

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• 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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