Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Calanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Paracalanidae ( Family )
            Calocalanus ( Genus )
Calocalanus curtus  Andronov, 1973   (F)
Andronov, 1973 a (p.1408, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Calocalanus curtus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : V.N. Andronov in Zool. Zh., 1973, 52 (9). [p.1408, Fig.2, (8-14)].
Female (from S Sri-Lanka): 8-9, habitus (lateral and dorsal, respectively); 10-13, P1 to P4; 14, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Madhupratap & Haridas, 1986 (p.105, tab.1); Cornils & Blanco-Bercial, 2013 (p.861, Table 1, molecular analysis, figs.3, 4, 5);
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Calocalanus curtus by geographical zones
Indian (S Sri Lanka), Galapagos Is. (in Arcos & Bonilla, 1989 a, p.16: as C. curta), E Atlant. (tropical)

Data from Cornils & Blanco-Bercial (2013): 01°00'S: 09°00'W (W Guinea Basin)
N: 3
(423) F: 0,74-0,61; {F: 0,61-0,74}
Rem.: epipelagic.
For Andronov (1973, p.1410) this species differs from the closely related C. cristalli Shmeleva, 1968, in the form of cephalothorax, presence of 7 setae on the 3rd segment of endopodite P2 and glabrous apical seta P5.
Last update : 30/12/2014
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