Lernaeolophus sultanus (Milne-Edwards, 1840)
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Family:  Pennellidae ()
Max. size:  1.5 cm TL (female)
Environment:  pelagic; marine
Distribution:  Indo-Pacific: Sri Lanka and USA.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the subclass Copepoda are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male glues spermatophores to the female's venter. Life cycle: Eggs undergo six naupliar and five larval stages before becoming an adult (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 28.05.08

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