Accalathura borradailei

Scientific Name:-
Accalathura borradailei

Common Name:-

Malayalam Name:-


Not known


Eyes present. Antennular and antennal flagella multi-articulate. Mandibular palp of 3 articles. Maxillipedal endite reaching at least article 3; Pereopod 1 subchelate, propodus inflated. Pleonites -5 short, free; pleonite 6 dorsally delineated. Statocyst present in telson. In Accalathura borradailei posterior margin of telson rounded.


Not recorded


Recorded from Kerala initially by Pillai (1954).



Calathura borradailei Stebbing, 1904 (basionym)


Schotte, M., B.F. Kensley, and S. Shilling. (1995 onwards). World list of Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Crustacea Isopoda. National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution: Washington D.C., USA. available online at http://invertebrates.si.edu/isopod/
Stebbing, T. R. R. (1904) Marine Crustaceans. 12. Isopoda, with description of a new genus. Pp. 699-720 in J. S. Gardiner, The Fauna and Geography of the Maldive and Laccadive Archipelagoes, being the account of the work carried on and of the collections made by an expedition during the years 1899 and 1900. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Pillai, N.K. (1954). A preliminary note on the Tanaidacea and Isopoda of Travancore. Bulletin of the Central Research Institute, University of Travancore, Trivandrum, Natural Sciences. 3 (1): 1-21.
Poore, G.; Schotte, M. (2015). Accalathura borradailei (Stebbing, 1904). In: Schotte, M.; Boyko, C.B; Bruce, N.L.; Poore, G.C.B.; Taiti, S. & Wilson, G.D.F. (Eds) (2015) World Marine, Freshwater and Terrestrial Isopod Crustaceans database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=258457 on 2015-08-02

Image: Representative of the geuns and not species

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