Heterostylites longicornis   (Giesbrecht,  1889) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Size: 3.0 - 4.5 mm.

Large number of pores present on certain parts of the body and its appendages.

Synonym (s)
Heterochaeta longicornis Giesbrecht, 1889
Heterorhabdus longicornis A. Scott, 1909
Heterorhabdus longicornis Wolfenden, 1911
Heterorhabdus longicornis Sewell, 1913
Heterostylites longicornis Sars, 1925
Heterorhabdus longicornis Farran, 1926
Heterostylites longicornis Farran, 1929

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal INDIA
• Arabian Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Stephen, R (1992) Copepod composition along southwest and southeast coasts of India Oceanography of the Indian Ocean. Ed. by: Desai, B.N Biological Sciences Oxford and IBH, New Delhi 121-127p Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2919
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Padmavati, G; Haridas, P; Nair, KKC; Gopalakrishnan, TC; Shiney, P and Madhupratap, M (1998) Vertical distribution of mesozooplankton in the central and eastern Arabian Sea during the winter monsoons Journal of Plankton Research Cambridge University Press 20 343-354 Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/1869
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

Page last updated on:2011-03-16

Back to Search