A note on the occurrence of Scolecithricella tropica Grice (Calanoida: Scolecithricidae) in the Indian Ocean: A new record

T.C. Gopalakrishnan


Scolecithricella tropica is reported for the first time from the Indian Ocean. The similarities between the two species S. tropica and S. beata are obvious enough to consider them synonymous, hence the specimens recorded here are assigned to the former species which was described first


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