Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Calanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Paracalanidae ( Family )
            Calocalanus ( Genus )
Calocalanus tenuiculus  Andronov, 1973   (F)
Andronov, 1973 a (p.1407, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.877, 910, figs.F); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.959, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Calocalanus tenuiculus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : V.N. Andronov in Zool. Zh., 1973, 52 (9). [p.1406, Fig.1, (8-14)].
Female (from Namibia): 8-9, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 10-14, P1 to P4: 14, P5.

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

Distribution map of Calocalanus tenuiculus by geographical zones
SE Atlant. (Namibia), W Medit. (Alboran Sea, Balearic Sea)
N: 2
(423) F: 0,74-0,7; {F: 0,70-0,74}
Rem.: epipelagic - ?.
For Andronov (1973, p.1410) this species differs from the closely related C. gracilis Tanaka, 1956 in the structure of P5, larger spermatheae and presence of spines on the posterior surface of the 2nd segment of endopodite P3.
Last update : 31/12/2014
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