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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part A

First subsequent of Sergestes hamifer Alcock and Anderson, 1894 (Sergestidae, Crustacea) Collected from the Indian Ocean

Author(s):

Farzana Yousuf, Quddusi B Kazmi

Abstract:

Speciesrnof sergestidae, Sergestes hamifer Alcock and Anderson, 1894 describedrnfrom Indian Ocean. This species has been previously identified from thernLaccadive Sea (now Lakshadweep), Indian Ocean. (8°490´´N, 73°18´45´´E) byrnAlcock and Anderson, 1894. It is characterized by a small membranous body, longrnappendages.

rnUropods with exopod about one-third longer than endopod and setosernalong entire outer margin; exopod of uropodal ramus with spine at about distalrnthird. A revised composition of Sergestes hamifer to the species isrnprovided.

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How to cite this article:
Farzana Yousuf, Quddusi B Kazmi. First subsequent of Sergestes hamifer Alcock and Anderson, 1894 (Sergestidae, Crustacea) Collected from the Indian Ocean. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(3):05-08.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies