Pumiliopsis spathepedes sp. nov., a cyclopoid copepod Parasitic on the eye of Sardinella sirm

Sam Bennet, P (1980) Pumiliopsis spathepedes sp. nov., a cyclopoid copepod Parasitic on the eye of Sardinella sirm. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 27 (1&2). pp. 273-278.

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Abstract

The female of a new sipecies of copepod parasit;, Pumiliapsis spathepedes is described from the eye of the sardine, Sardinella sirm from Tut'corin, South East Coast of India. It was been compared with the only other known species in this genus namely P. sardinellae. The species can easily be distingu'shed from all the other bomolochids hitherto known by the enormously developed fifth leg.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pumiliopsis spathepedes; cyclopoid; copepod; Parasitic; Sardinella sirm
Subjects:Pelagic Fisheries > Oil sardine
Copepods
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:651
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:25 May 2010 16:19
Last Modified:25 May 2010 16:26

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