Paraleptosphaeroma brucei Kussakin & Malyutina, 1993
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Family:  Sphaeromatidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 20 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Vietnam.
Biology:  Combination depth range: min from literature (Ref. 3113), max from estimate. Type locality, recorded from intertidal zone, under stones and dead corals, Gulf of Tonkin, Baitylong I., northern Viet Nam (holotype, 0.22 cm, male) (Ref. 81176). Members of the order Isopoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Mating usually occurs before and sometimes during the parturial molt. Sperm transfer is indirect. Life cycle: Eggs are brooded in the marsupium, which later hatch into manca postlarva before developing into adults (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
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Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.12.05
Modified by: De Leon, Selina - 15.11.19

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