Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

Srinivasan, 1986

Hooks: 9-13; anterior teeth: none; posterior teeth: 10-16.
Maximum adult body length: 11 mm; tail: 19-24 %.
Body firm, opaque; transversal musculature absent; head wide; hooks serrated in juveniles. One pair of long lateral fins both on trunk and tail; lateral fins partially rayed, with rays only on tail segment, rounded. Collarette absent; gut diverticula absent; large eyes with T-shaped pigment. Seminal vesicles conical; position of seminal vesicles: touching neither posterior fins nor tail fin. Ovaries short; ova small. Adhesive papillae and adhesive organs absent; apical glands unknown.


Remarks: 1 specimen found Indian Ocean.

Type locality: 23°30'N, 63°00'E.

Pterokrohnia arabica