Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Batheuchaeta ( Genus )
Batheuchaeta antarctica  Markhaseva, 1986   (F)
Markhaseva, 1986 a (p.848, Descr.F, figs.F); 1996 (p.53, figs.F); Park & Ferrari, 2009 (p.143, Table 3, Appendix 1, biogeography from Southern Ocean)
Species Batheuchaeta antarctica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Trudy Zool. Inst. RAN, St. Petersburg, 1996, 268. [p.54, Fig.34].
Female (from Markhaseva, 1986)

Species Batheuchaeta antarctica - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Zool. Zh., 1986, LXV, 6. [p.848, Fig.6].
Female (from 62°54'S, 118°52'E): 1-2, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 3, forehead (lateral); 4, posterior prosome and urosome (left lateral); 5-6, posterior prosome and genital somite (dorsal and right lateral, respectively); 7, genital somite (ventral); 8, A1; 9, Md (mandibular palp); 10,endopod of P1; 11, P2 (incomplete); 12, P3 (incomplete).

Species Batheuchaeta antarctica - Plate 3 of morphological figuresBatheuchaeta antractica female:
1 - Genital segment symmetrical.
2 - Lobes of posterior corners of last thoracic segment short, usually not reaching even midlength of genital segment (lateral view).
3 - Genital field slightly asymmetrical. Ventral swelling smooth (lateral view). Posterior corners of last thoracic segment with minute spinules internally and externally, without hairs.

Compl. Ref.:
Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 2, Appendix)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Batheuchaeta antarctica by geographical zones
Antarct. (Indian).

Type locality: 62°54'S, 118°52'E.
N: 4
(212) F: 4,3; {F: 4,30}
Rem.: abyssopelagic.
Sampling depth (Antarct.,sub-Antarct.) : 0-4000 m
Last update : 29/12/2014
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