Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Brachycalanus ( Genus )
Brachycalanus rothlisbergi  Othman & Greenwood, 1988   (F)
Othman & Greenwood, 1988 a (p.353, Descr.F, figs.F, Tab.I: comparison with 5 others species); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 b (p.645, tab.2)
Species Brachycalanus rothlisbergi - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in Rec. Austr. Mus., 1988, 40. [p.354, Fig.1].
Female (from G. of Carpentaria, N Australia): A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral right side); C, A1; D, A2; E, Md (mandibular palp); F, Md (masticatory blade).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment separate, 4th and 5th fused. Urosome 4-segmented, surfaces of each somite covered densely with spinules. Anal segment extremely short. Proportional lengths of urosomal somites and caudal rami as 47:20:13:11:9 = 100. A1 24-segmented.

Species Brachycalanus rothlisbergi - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in Rec. Austr. Mus., 1988, 40. [p.355, Fig.2].
Female: A, Mx1; B, Mx2; C, endopod of Mx2; D, Mxp; E, P1; F, P2; G, P3; H, P4; I, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Othman & al., 1990 (p.561, 563, Table 1);
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Brachycalanus rothlisbergi by geographical zones
N Australia (G. of Carpentaria)
N: 2
(443) F: 1,68-1,57; {F: 1,57-1,68}
Rem.: depths: 0-70 m.
Last update : 30/12/2014
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