Proceedings: Animal Sciences

, Volume 89, Issue 5, pp 441–447 | Cite as

Morphology of the male ofPseudocharopinus narcinae (Pillai) (Copepoda : Lernaeopodidae)

  • A Chandran
  • N Balakrishnan Nair


The male ofPseudocharopinus narcinae (Pillai) is described and illustrated for the first time. All the other known males of the genusCharopinus Kroyer,Pseudocharopinus Kabata,Schistobrachia Kabata,Dendrapta Kabata andCharopinopsis Yamaguti are compared with that ofPseudocharopinus narcinae.


Lernaeopodidae Charopinus-group Copepoda male ofPseudocharopinus marcinae 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A Chandran
    • 1
  • N Balakrishnan Nair
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Aquatic Biology and FisheriesUniversity of KeralaTrivandrumIndia

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