Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Batheuchaeta ( Genus )
Batheuchaeta heptneri  Markhaseva, 1981   (F)
Markhaseva, 1981 (p.1155, Descr.F, figs.F); 1986 a (p.838, 839); 1996 (p.53, figs.F)
Species Batheuchaeta heptneri - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Trudy Zool. Inst. RAN, St. Petersburg, 1996, 268. [p.57, Fig.38].
Female (from Markhaseva, 1981). Ce: forehead (lateral); Abd: urosome; P1: first leg.

Species Batheuchaeta heptneri - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Zool. Zh., 1981, LX, 8. [p.1156, Fig.3].
Female (from 44°20'-46°04'N, 150°53'-153°22'E): 1-2, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 3, forehead (lateral); 4-6, last thoracic segment and genital segment (dorsal, right and left lateral, respectively); 7, genital field; 8, A1; 9, Md (mandibular palp); 10, distalpart of endopod of P1.

Nota: Rostrum absent. Corners of the last thoracic segment rounded. Basis of Md with 2 setae.

Species Batheuchaeta heptneri - Plate 3 of morphological figuresBatheuchaeta heptneri female:
1 - Genital segment asymmetrical, with projection more developed on the left.
2- Left side of the last thoracic segment without pocket-like projection.
3 - Genital segment with undivided projections on both sides.
4 - Posterior corners of last thoracic segment without lobes.
5 - Genital segment without strong projections.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Batheuchaeta heptneri by geographical zones
Kuril-Kamchatka, Aleutian Trench
N: 3
(210) F: 5,1-5; {F: 5,00-5,10}
Rem.: abyssopelagic.
This species is dedicated to Mikhail Heptner (see: in Monoculus Copepod Newsletter, N° 45, June 2003, p.3-6)
Last update : 29/12/2014
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