Nematoscelis tenella   G. O. Sars,  1883 (Euphausiid)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Euphausiacea
Family:Euphausiidae

Description
Size:15-21 mm.

Lower part of eyes smaller than upper part; terminal process of petasma very short, at most as long as basal diameter of proximal process; coxal lobe of thelycum angular with sides arched.


Synonym (s)
Nematoscelis tenella G. O. Sars, 1883
Nematoscelis mantis Chun, 1896
Nematoscelis sarsii Chun, 1896

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• 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

Page last updated on:2010-11-02

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