Paracaprella pusilla   Mayer,  1890 (Amphipod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Amphipoda
Family:Caprellidae

Description
Body smooth, flagellum of antenna 2 articulated; pereopods 1 and 2 absent; pereopods 3 and 4 reduced and with 2 articulations; gills on pereonite 3-4, pereopod 5, 6 and 7 six articulated, head smooth, without any dorsal projections, propodus of gnathopod 2 without ventral projection.


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Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Mumbai, Vasai Creek (Lat: 19.33) (Long: 72.76) INDIA (Depth: 10 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Bhave, VJ and Deshmukh, VD (2009) A record of skeleton shrimp Paracaprella pusilla Mayer, 1890 from Mumbai waters Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 51(1) 111 - 113 Available at - http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/2213/1/Vishal_111-113.pdf
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Encyclopedia of Life Available at - http://www.eol.org/


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