Lineosoma intermedia   (Wells,  1965) (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Harpacticoida
Family:Ectinosomatidae

Description
Size: Length 0.35 mm.

Body linear and cylindrical. Cephalothorax rectangular. Last segment partially cleft and without anal operculum. Antennule 6-segmented with a terminal aesthete. Exopod of antenna is minute and 2-segmented with 1 and 2 setae, respectively. Both rami of P.2 to P.4 are 3-segmented. Second endopod segment of P.1 with 4 terminal setae. P.5 with distinct rami, exopod with 3 setae. Accessory seta absent. Antennule haplocerate in male and geniculate between second and third segments. P.6 in male is confluent, with a long seta on either side.


Synonym (s)
Noodtiella intermedia Wells, 1967

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated, Estuarine, Rocky, Sandy, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Bay (Lat: 7.98) (Long: 93.4) INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy INDIA (Record: 11/3/1983)
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, East Bay INDIA (Record: 20/03/1990)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Little Andaman, Hut Bay (Lat: 10.64) (Long: 92.57) INDIA (Record: 08/03/1969) (Depth: 0.05-0.3 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Car Nicobar Island, Sawai Bay (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 92.79) INDIA (Record: 13/03/1969) (Depth: 0.2 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jolly bouy Island (Lat: 11.36) (Long: 92.53) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jolly bouy Island (Lat: 11.61) (Long: 92.71) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Campbell Bay (Lat: 6.75) (Long: 93.63) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Campbell Bay (Lat: 7.25) (Long: 93.93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar, Bonnington Bay (Lat: 6.75) (Long: 93.63) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Great Nicobar, Bonnington Bay (Lat: 7.25) (Long: 93.93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Rao, GC (1993) Littoral meiofauna of Little Andaman Records of the Zoological Survey of India. Occasional paper no. 155 ZSI, Calcutta 120 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Wells, JBJ and Rao, GC (1987) Littoral Harpacticoida (Crustacea: Copepoda) from Andaman and Nicobar Islands Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 16(4) 1-385; figs 1-1 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, GC (1991) Meiofauna State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 41-135 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, GC (1987) Meiofauna of the Marine National Park, South Andaman Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 3(2) 88-97 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, GC (1988) Meiofauna of the intertidal sediments on Great Nicobar Journal of the Andaman Science Association Andaman Science Association, Port Blair 4 (2) 89-100 Available at - NIO, Goa

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