Alima hyalina   Leach,  1818 (Mantis Shrimp)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Stomatopoda
Family:Squillidae

Description
Rostrum triangular. Carapace with short anterolateral spines and a median carina. Lateral process of 5th thoracic somite biliobed, 6th and 7th undivided. Dactylus of raptorial claw with 6 teeth. Two rounded lobes present between spines of basal prolongation of uropod.


Synonym (s)
Alima hyalina Leach, 1818
Alima hyalina Manning, 1970
Alima hyalina Shanbhogue, 1971

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Minicoy 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
  • Ghosh, HC (1990) Crustacea: Stomatopoda State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 199-212 Available at - NIO, Goa

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