Thysanopoda orientalis   Hansen,  1910 (Euphausiid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Euphausiacea
Family:Euphausiidae

Description
Size: 35-50 mm.

Dorsal hind margin of fourth and fifth abdominal segments not acuminate; terminal process of petasma shorter with its distal fourth slightly curved and tapering; sternal lobe of thelycum with a conspicuous longitudinal ridge in the middle. Thelycum with a broad sternal plate which almost covers up the spermathecal opening. Coxal plates are rounded lobes; spermatophores, a pair.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• West Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sebastian, MJ (1966) Euphausiacea from Indian Seas: Systematics and general considerations Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 233-254 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
  • Silas, EG and Mathew, KJ (1986) Spatial distribution of euphausiacea (crustacea) in the southeastern Arabian sea Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 28(1&2) 1-21 Available at - NIO, Goa

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