Generic Characters of Megokris Pérez Farfante and Kensley, 1997

Pillai, S Lakshmi and Josileen, Jose and Dash, Gyanaranjan (2011) Generic Characters of Megokris Pérez Farfante and Kensley, 1997. In: Handbook of Prawns. Radhakrishnan, E V and Josileen, Jose and Pillai, S Lakshmi,(eds.) Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi, pp. 51-57.

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Abstract

Integument thick, densely pubescent; rostrum short reaching between distal margin of first antennular segment and about end of peduncle; armed with dorsal teeth only; epigastric tooth distinctly separated from first rostral. Carapace with orbital angle sharp or armed with small spine; antennal and hepatic spines present; pterygostomian angle blunt or acute; postocular sulcus shallow or obsolete; gastroorbital carina lacking; cervical sulcus short; branchiocardiac carina usually absent, occasionally clearly distinct; longitudinal suture short, ending well anterior to hepatic spine; transverse suture usually clearly distinct. Abdomen with sixth somite lacking cicatrix; telson with 3 pairs of movable lateral spines.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Generic Characters; Megokris Pérez Farfante; Kensley
Subjects:Crustacean Fisheries
Crustacean Fisheries > Prawn and Prawn fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Marine Capture > Crustacean Fisheries
ID Code:9060
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:19 Oct 2012 16:01
Last Modified:21 Jul 2014 15:49

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