Sphaeroma terebrans   Bate,  1866 (Isopod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Isopoda
Family:Sphaeromatidae

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal, Estuarine

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary (Lat: 16.63) (Long: 82.3) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram Mangrove Forest (Lat: 11.03) (Long: 79.78) INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi, Willingdon Island INDIA
• Kerala, Kallayi Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1988-05/1988)
• Kerala, Beypore Estuary INDIA (Record: 02/1988-05/1988)
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Rishikonda INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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