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Revision To The Diagnostic Characters Of Trachypenaeopsis Minicoyensis Thomas,1972

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Angsuman Chanda



Key words: Record, Type, Diagnosis, Character, Carapace, Antennules, Thelycum.



Abstract: T. minicoyensis was described by Thomas from Laccadive sea. Record of the species is very rare as it is a reef inhabiting species. Present study is mainly based on the type material preserved in the National collection of Zoological Survey of India Kolkata and CMFRI-substation at Mandapam, Tamil Nadu .During the study some important diagnostic characters have been added for better diagnosis of the species. Here, characters of carapace, antennules and thelycum is added to the diagnosis of the species which the author have observed are not mentioned in the original description.



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