Hastigerella leptoderma   (Klie,  1929) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Harpacticoida
Family:Ectinosomatidae

Description
Size: Length 0.4 mm.

Body linear and cylindrical without tapering to posterior. Cephalothorax rectangular. Last abdominal segment cleft without anal operculum. Caudal ramus longer than broad with 2 developed setae. Antennule 5-segmented, the last one being the longest with an aesthete. Exopod of antenna 3-segmented. Exopod of mandible short with 3 setae. Maxilliped long and thin. Both rami P.1-P.4 with 3 segments. P.5 with confluent rami, base endopod with 2 inner setae and exopod with 3 outer setae. P.6 in male is a small plate with 2 setae.


Synonym (s)
Ectinosoma leptoderma Klie, 1929

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography