Species Card of Copepod
Misophrioida ( Order )
    Speleophriidae ( Family )
        Speleophriopsis ( Genus )
Speleophriopsis campaneri  (Boxshall & Iliffe, 1990)   (F)
Syn.: Speleophria n.sp 1 Boxshall, 1989 (p.524); Speleophria campaneri Boxshall & Iliffe, 1990 (p.602, Descr.F, figs.F); Huys & Boxshall, 1991 (p.89, 90)
Ref.:
Jaume & Boxshall, 1996 (p.990)
Species Speleophriopsis campaneri - Plate 1 of morphological figuresssued from : G.A. Boxshall & T.M. Iliffe in J. Nat. Hist., 1990, 24. [p.603, Fig.5]. As Speleophria campaneri.
Female (from Angaur Island, Palau): A, habitus (dorsal); B-C, urosome (ventral and lateral, respectively); D, A1.
Scale bars 0.100 mm except D (0.050 mm).
Prosome apparently 4-segmented; with 1st pedigerous somite enclosed laterally and dorsally by posterior carapace-like extension from posterior margin of dorsal shield. Rostrum tapering, ventrally directed, free from labrum. Surface of prosome smooth. Urosome 5-segmented; genital and 1st abdominal somites fused to form genital double somite, bearing partial suture line ventrally. Caudal rami about 1.3 times longer than wide, armed with 2 long distal margin setae, 1 medium length inner distal angle seta, 1 short outer distal angle seta, 1 dorsal seta near the posterolateral margin, 1 long midlateral seta and 1 short seta proximally on lateral margin. A1 27-segmented. P5 uniramous, with small intercoxal sclerite; comprising unarmed coxa, basis bearing outer seta, and a 2-segmented exopod. P6 represented by plate overlying the genital opening with a long seta.


Species Speleophriopsis campaneri - Plate 2 of morphological figuresssued from : G.A. Boxshall & T.M. Iliffe in J. Nat. Hist., 1990, 24. [p.604, Fig.6]. As Speleophria campaneri.
Female: A, rostrum (lateral; B, A2; C, Md; D, Mx1; E, Mx2.All scale bars 0.050 mm.
Nota: A2 with sympod partly subdivided into coxa and basis, both unarmed; endopod 2-segmented; exopod 6-segmented. md palp with 2-segmented endopod and 4-segmented exopod. Mx1 with praecoxal arthrite bearing 14 elements on and around the distal margin, including 2 setae on posterior surface; coxal endite armed with 3 apical setae; outer of coxa represented by 7 setae on lateral surface of segment; basal endites armed with 3 long curved setae; basal exite represented by small seta on outer surface segment; maxillulary palp biramous with 2-segmented endopod and 1-segmented exopod; 1st endopod segment with 2 midmargin and 2 distal setae, 2nd segment small with 5 setae on outer surface; exopod armed with 2 short setae on lateral margin and 7 long plumose setae distally, madial margin with row of spinules. Mx2 6-segmented: praecoxa, coxa , basis and a 3-segmented ramus.


Species Speleophriopsis campaneri - Plate 3 of morphological figuresssued from : G.A. Boxshall & T.M. Iliffe in J. Nat. Hist., 1990, 24. [p.606, Fig.7]. As Speleophria campaneri.
Female: A, Mxp; B-E, P1 to P4.
All scale bars 0.050 mm.
Nota: Mxp 8-segmented, with 2-segmented protopod comprising syncoxa and basis, and 6-segmented ramus.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Speleophriopsis campaneri by geographical zones
Loc:
W Pacif.: Palau (Ngamduk Cave)
N: 1
Lg.:
(612) F: 0,526; {F: 0,53}
Rem.: From cave.
For Boxshall & Iliffe (1990, p.607) a single egg was attached loosely to the ventral surface of the genital double somite. It is large (about 0.040 mm in diameter), and its medial position suggests that eggs are released singly in this species.
Last update : 17/02/2009
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