A note on the karyotypes of some carlanoid copepods

U. Goswami, S.C. Goswami


Karyological studies have been made on 6 species of calanoid copepods, viz, Temora stylifera, Temora discaudata, Labidocera detruncata, Acartia southwelli, Pseudodiaptomus aurivilli and Pseudodiaptomus serricaudatus. they respectively showed a diploid number of 13, 13, 20, 11, 11 and 22 chromosomes. The results have been compared and discussed with the earlier data available on chromosomes of the same genera and the modal numbers are being suggested


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