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International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies

2016, Vol. 3 Issue 3, Part B

Range extension of Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 (Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae) from coastal region of Gulf, Qatar

Author(s):

Farzana Yousuf, Quddusi B Kazmi

Abstract:
Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 (Isopoda, Sphaeromatidae) collected from thernsubtidal zone of coast of Qatar is described. It can be distinguished from itsrnsmooth unornamented dorsal surfaces, wide and concave epistome, pleotelson asrnlong as anterior width narrow apex, appendix masculina with sub-parallelrnmargins not extending beyond the distal margin of the endopod.
Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 [6], A, dorsal view; B, uropod; C, antenna 1; D, antenna 2; E, epistome; F, left mandible; G, mandible palp; G, maxilla 1; H, maxilla 2
Fig. 1: Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 [6], A, dorsal view; B, uropod; C, antenna 1; D, antenna 2; E, epistome; F, left mandible; G, mandible palp; G, maxilla 1; H, maxilla 2
Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 [6], A, Pereopod 1; B, Pereopod 2; C, Pereopod 4; D, Pereopod 7
Fig. 2: Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 [6], A, Pereopod 1; B, Pereopod 2; C, Pereopod 4; D, Pereopod 7

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How to cite this article:
Farzana Yousuf, Quddusi B Kazmi. Range extension of Heterodina qeshmensis Khalaji & Bruce, 2014 (Isopoda: Sphaeromatidae) from coastal region of Gulf, Qatar. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(3):84-86.
International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies