List species and varieties by family
Lubbockiidae Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1996/97 ( Cyclopoida )
(1) Atrophia Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1996/97
Rem.: Type: Lubbockia minuta Wolfenden, 1905. Total: 2 spp.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 3 outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with 2 and 1 setae/spines respectively; A2 seually dimorphic; male mouthparts atrophied.

[1] Atrophia glacialis  (Sars, 1900)   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Atrophia minuta  (Wolfenden, 1905)   (F,M)    [Figs]
(2) Haplopodia Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1996/97
Rem.: Type: Lubbockia petersoni Heron & Damkaer, 1978. Total: 1 sp.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 3 outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with 3 and 2 setae/spines respectively; A2 not sexually dimorphic; male mouthparts not atrophied.
3 - Mxp sexually dimorphic; 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with armature formula I, II, 2 + I and I, II, 1 + I respectively; P5 of both sexes represented by single seta, with no free segment.

[1] Haplopodia petersoni  (Heron & Damkaer, 1978)   (F,M)    [Figs]
(3) Homeognathia Huys & Bottger-Schnack, 1996/97
Rem.: Type: Lubbockia flemingi Heron & Damkaer, 1978. Total: 2 spp.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 3 outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with 3 and 2 setae/spines respectively; A2 not sexually dimorphic; male mouthparts not atrophied.
3 - Mxp not sually dimorphic; 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with armature formula I, II, 3 and I, II, 2 respectively; P5 of both sexes represented by cylindrical exopod with 2 setal elements.

[1] Homeognathia brevis  (Farran, 1908)   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Homeognathia flemingi  (Heron & Damkaer, 1978)   (F,M)    [Figs]
(4) Laitmatobius Humes, 1987
Rem.: Type: Laitmatobius crinitus Humes, 1987. 1 sp.

Diagnosis Male after Humes (1987, p.663):
Segment bearing P1 separated from cephalosome.
- Urosome 6-segmented.
- Caudal ramus with 6 setae.
A1 5-segmented, with aesthete on last segment.
A2 4-segmented, with 4 setiform terminal claws.
- Labrum indented medially.
- Md with 2 spines and 1 seta followed by long lash.
- Mx1 bilobed, lobes with 2 and 3 setae, respectively.
- Mx2 2-segmented, 2nd segment with 3 elements.
- Mxp 4-segmented (assuming proximal part of claw to represent 4th segment), 3rd segment showing subdivision; long slender claw.
P1-P4 biramous with 3-segmented rami. 3rd segment of endopod in legs P2-P4 armed as I, II, 3; I, III, 2; and I, III, 1 , respectively. Exopod of P4 with 3rd segment II, I, 5.
P5 with small free segment bearing 2 setae.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - A2 endopod 3-segmented.

[1] Laitmatobius crinitus  Humes, 1987   (M)    [Figs]
(5) Lubbockia Claus, 1862
Rem.: Type: Lubbockia squillimana Claus,1863. Total: 5 spp. (1 doubtful).

Diagnosis after Heron & Bradford-Grieve (1995, p.12):
Prosome elongate.
Urosome slender.
A1 7-segmented, with 1 or more incomplete sutures on female, 3rd segment with 2 spines; at least 3 terminal segments always fused on male.
A2 with elongate 3rd segment; female armature formula: 0, 1, 3 (sub-apical) + 3 (terminal) +3 or 4 terminal claws.
Md blade with scale-like denticles on median edge and terminating in a lash; 1 inner and 2 dorsal elements.
Mx2 with short setule and 3 (1 bifurcate) or 4 ornamented elements.
Oral appendages of male degenerate in some species; Mxp usually dimorphic.
All species, except L. flemingeri, with a hyaline papilla partially covering vent on outer edge of P1 coxa.
Species usually with small or conspicuous conical projections between 2 terminal spines on the endopods of P2 and P3, and sometimes of P4; these terminal projections appear to support a vent, which is present even when the projection is lacking. Often a vent is also on the inner distal corner of basis of each swimming leg.
P5 a free segment bearing 2 terminal elements, or P5 absent and represented by 1 lateral seta.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 2 outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - A2 endopod 2-segmented.
3 - P5 with cylindrical free exopodal segment bearing 2 setae/spines.
4 - 3rd exopodal segment of P3 and P4 with armature formula I, II, 2 and I, II, 1 respectively; Mxp basis without anterior keel-like process in female; male mouthparts atrophied.

[1] Lubbockia aculeata  Giesbrecht, 1891   (F,M)    [Figs]

[2] Lubbockia extenuata  Boxshall, 1977   (F,M)    [Figs]

[3] Lubbockia marukawai  Mori, 1937   (F)    [Figs]

[4] Lubbockia squillimana  Claus, 1863   (F,M)    [Figs]

[5] Lubbockia wilsonae  Heron & Damkaer, 1969   (F,M)    [Figs]

Lubbockia sp.    Heron & Damkaer, 1978   (juv.5)
Ref.: Heron & Damkaer,1978 (p.23, fig.Juv.5)
Loc: Pacif. NE
Lg.: (674) juv.5: 1,44-1,37

Lubbockia sp.    Heron & Damkaer, 1978   (juv.4)
Ref.: Heron & Damkaer, 1978(p.24, fig.Juv.4)
Loc: Pacif. NE
(6) Pseudolubbockia Sars, 1909
Rem.: Type: Pseudolubbockia dilatata Sars, 1909. Total: 1 sp.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 2 outer spines on 3ed exopodal segment.
2 - A2 endopod 2-segmented.
3 - P5 of both sexes with flattened free exopodal segment bearing 4 serrate spines.

[1] Pseudolubbockia dilatata  Sars, 1909   (F,M)    [Figs]
(7) Rhamphochela Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1996/97
Rem.: Type: Lubbockia carinata Heron & Damkaer, 1978. Total: 2 spp.

Diagnosis after Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577):
1 - P1 and P2 with 2 outer spines on 3rd exopodal segment.
2 - A2 endopod 2-segmented.
3 - P5 with cylindrical free exopodal segment bearing 2 setae/spines .
4 - 3rd endopodal segment of P3 and P4 with armature formula I, II, 2 + I and I, II, 1 + I respectuvely; Mxp basis with anterior keel-like process in female. Male mouthparts atrophied.

[1] Rhamphochela carinata  (Heron & Damkaer, 1978)   (F,M, Juv.)    [Figs]

[2] Rhamphochela forcipula  (Heron & Damkaer, 1978)   (F)    [Figs]

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