Parategastes sphaericus   (Claus,  1863) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Harpacticoida
Family:Tegastidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Amymone nigrans Scott T. & A., 1894
Amymone sphaerica Claus, 1863

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• Kerala, Ashtamudi Lake (Lat: 8.83) (Long: 76.05) INDIA
• Kerala, Ashtamudi Lake (Lat: 9.08) (Long: 76.66) INDIA
• Orissa, Rambha Estuary INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/
  • Arunachalam, M and Nair, NB (1988) Harpacticoid copepods associated with the seagrass Halophila ovalis in the Ashtamudi Estuary, south-west coast of India Hydrobiologia Kluwer Academic Publishers 167-168(1) 515-522 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/hm676h33v4t22025/
  • Rao, DG (1987) Ecology of meiobenthos of Rambha Bay in Chilka lagoon, Bay of Bengal Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 29(1&2) 74-85 Available at - NIO, Goa

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