Description of two species of cyclopoid copepods, Pseudanthessius anormalus n. sp. and p. Brevicauda n. sp.

Ummerkutty, A N P (1966) Description of two species of cyclopoid copepods, Pseudanthessius anormalus n. sp. and p. Brevicauda n. sp. In: Symposium on Crustacea part I, MBAI, 12-15 January 1965, Ernakulam.

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Abstract

The genus Pseudanthessius contains twenty-two species. Two additional species, P. anormaius a. sp. and P. brevicauda n. sp. are described in the present communication. The most salient features of P. anormaius n. sp. are given below: (i) Genital segment is slightly broader than long, the narrow posterior division being very short compared to the anterior broad division, (ii) Caudal ramus is slightly broader than long and is distinctly shorter than last urosomal segment, (iii) Endopod of fourth leg is slightly swollen in the proximal half but does not display any notch or knob, (iv) Fifth leg Consists of a very highly reduced spine seen only from the ventral side and two unequal setae, one of which is jointed at base.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Cyclopoid copepods; Pseudanthessius anormalus; Pseudanthessius Brevicauda
Subjects:Copepods
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:2387
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:15 Aug 2010 20:57
Last Modified:15 Aug 2010 20:59

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