Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Talacalanus ( Genus )
Talacalanus sp.2  (Grice, 1972)   (M)
Syn.: Xanthocalanus sp.2 Grice, 1972 (p.237, Descr.M, figs.M)
Campaner, 1978 a (p.976, Rem.); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.70)
Species Talacalanus sp.2 - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice in Crustaceana, 1972, 23 (3). [p.238, Figs.132-139]. As Xanthocalanus sp.2.
Male (from off S Cap Cod): 132, habitus (dorsal); 133, distal part of A1; 134, A2; 135, Md (mandibular palp); 136, md (cutting edge); 137, Mx1; 138, Mx2; 139, Mxp.
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment separate, 4th and 5th separate. Urosome segments with numerous pores; 2nd segment longest. A1 reaching nearly to caudal furca. Rostrum with 2 filaments. A1 with segments 8 to 14 fused, aesthetasks more numerous on proximal segments.Mx2 with large sensory structure.

Species Talacalanus sp.2 - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice in Crustaceana, 1972, 23 (3). [p.239, Figs.140-146]. As Xanthocalanus sp.2.
Male: 140, P1; 141, P2; 143, P4 (2nd and 3rd exopod segments missing); 144, right P5; 145, left P5; 146, distal segment of left P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Talacalanus sp.2 by geographical zones
NW Atlant. (off S Cape Cod)
N: 1
(213) M: 7,33-6,91; {M: 6,91-7,33}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (bottom: 1500 m).
Last update : 01/02/2015
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