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(H. Milne Edwards, 1834)

Zoea [Parthenope (Platyl.) serrata, Parthenope (Platyl.) serrata 1, Parthenope (Platyl.) serrata 2]
¥ Number of stages in the zoeal phase: 6.
Morphological characters of zoea not described.

Megalopa [Parthenope(Platyl.)serrata 3]
¥ Number of stages in the megalopal phase: 1.
¥ Morphological characters of megalopa. [Table 17 Mgp Majidae Parthenopidae]:
Rostrum deflected ventrally.
Carapace with posterodorsal spines.
Maxillule (mx1) endopod setation: 7.
Maxilla (mx2) endopod setation: 8.
First maxilliped (mxp1) epipod setation: 7.
Third maxilliped (mxp3) epipod setation: 10.

Larval stages described by Yang, 1971.

Geographical distribution of adult
Occidental Atlantic: North Carolina, Florida, Bermuda, Gulf of Mexico, The West Indies, Guianas, northern South America and Brazil (Maranho to So Paulo).

Depth range of adult
10 - 110 m.

Parthenope serrata