Yolanda R.1, Sriwoon R.2, Lheknim V.2 2023. Taxonomic note on Mesopodopsis tenuipes Hanamura, Koizumi, Sawamoto, Siow et Chee, 2008 (Crustacea: Mysida: Mysidae) from Songkhla Lagoon, with an update of its distribution in Southeast Asian Waters // Invertebrate Zoology. Vol.20. No.2: 231–240 [in English].

1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Ketintang Campus, Surabaya 60231, East Java, Indonesia. E-mail: rofizayolanda@unesa.ac.id

2 Division of Biological Science, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai 90112, Songkhla, Thailand.

doi: 10.15298/invertzool.20.2.07

ABSTRACT: A common Southeast Asian shallow-water mysid Mesopodopsis tenuipes Hanamura, Koizumi, Sawamoto, Siow et Chee, 2008 is reported and described from Songkhla Lagoon, southern Thailand. Previously, this species was recorded in the province of Samut Songkrham, in the northern/upper part of the Gulf of Thailand. The labrum and thoracopods 3, 4 and 5 are illustrated and described for this species for the first time. The distribution of this species in Southeast Asian waters and an update identification key to the species of Mesopodopsis are provided.

KEY WORDS: Mysid shrimp, Songkhla Lagoon, Thale Sap Songkhla, distribution, Mesopodopsis.

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