Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Calanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Paracalanidae ( Family )
            Calocalanus ( Genus )
Calocalanus indicus  Shmeleva, 1974   (F,M)
Schmeleva, 1974 (p.1718, figs.F,M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.936, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Calocalanus indicus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.A. Shmeleva in Zool. Zh., 1974, 53 (11). [p.1718, Fig.1].
Female (from S Indian Ocean): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, rostrum (lateral); 3, urosome (dorsal); 4-6, P1-to P3; 7, P5.

Male: 8, urosome (dorsal); 9, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Kovalev & Schmeleva, 1982 (p.83); Greze & al., 1985 (p.7)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Calocalanus indicus by geographical zones
SW Indian, W Medit. (Alboran Sea)
N: 2
(426) F: 1,1-1,06; M: 0,9-0,88; {F: 1,06-1,10; M: 0,88-1,06}
Rem.: epipelagic (0-200 m).
Closely related to Calocalanus adriaticus but differs from he latter by the form of body and caudal rami (in the former they are more elongated), the structure of urosome (3-segmented in the former and 2-segmented in the latter) and the armature of P5 (in the latter it has a large spine, stylet)..
Last update : 31/12/2014
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