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Giles, 1887

Length 2-2.5 mm (females), 2.8-3.4 mm (males). Pereonites I-IV fused in males, I-V in females (Lestrigonus bengalensis 1). Head twice in females, 1.6 times in males, as high as long; subequal to pereonites I-III combined. Female gland cone produced anteroventrally, overlapping and extending anterior to epistome, apex bluntly rounded. Male gland cone produced ventrally as rounded lobe, extending only slightly anterior to epistome. MD incisor with 8 teeth, lacinia mobilis with 7 teeth. MX I inner lobe with 3 long terminal spines, 1 shorter sub-terminal spine. MX II outer lobe with 1 sub-terminal, 2 slender terminal spines. ART 2 of P I with strong bulge on anterior margin, ART 6 with single spine near posterior margin. Posterodistal process of ART 5 of P II slightly less than half as long as ART 6, ART 6 with 1 spine. P V-VII with moderately broad ART 2, expanded distally. Dactyls of P III-VII long, thin, slightly curved, of P V-VII sometimes with few anteroproximal spinules. Telson triangular to rounded, almost oval, in females twice, in males more than twice, as short as basipodite of UR III.

Lestrigonus bengalensis