Microsetella rosea   (Dana,  1848) (Copepod)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Harpacticoida
Family:Ectinosomatidae

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Description
Size: Length: female 0.64-0.85 mm.

Color: Body sometimes has a rosy or reddish tinge in females.

Female: The 2nd, 3rd and 4th metasome segments, and the three urosome segments with transverse rows of spinules near the anterior margins. The longest seta of the furca is nearly twice as long as the body.


Synonym (s)
Microsetella rosea (Dana, 1849)
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Benthic, Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Malvan (Lat: 16.07) (Long: 73.47) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Kalavali Estuary (Lat: 16.25) (Long: 73.67) INDIA
• Karnataka, Gangavali Estuary (Lat: 15.58) (Long: 74.25) INDIA
• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Jakhau-Babber Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Sangi-Kharo Creek INDIA
• Gujarat, Medi-Sinthodi Creek INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Cooum Estuary (Lat: 13.16) (Long: 80.26) INDIA (Record: 04/1998-03/1999)
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary (Lat: 13.01) (Long: 80.28) INDIA (Record: 04/1998-03/1999)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Kayamkulam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Goa, Off Aguada INDIA (Depth: 10 mts)
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 16) (Long: 62) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 mts)
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 23) (Long: 73) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

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