Ectinosoma reductum   Bozic  1955 (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Harpacticoida
Family:Ectinosomatidae

Description
The body is ornamented witha complete cover of pustules. The female P.5 has more surface ornamentation. The male P.5 lacks a pore on the basendopod and has a small spinule row. The P.1-P.4 are more heavily spinulose.


Synonym (s)
Ectinosoma reductum B. Bozic

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Middle Andaman, West Point (Lat: 12.38) (Long: 92.94) INDIA (Record: 18/03/1974) (Depth: 0.2 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman, North Bay (Lat: 11.86) (Long: 93.07) INDIA (Record: 30/03/1974) (Depth: 0.2 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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

Page last updated on:2009-10-16

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