Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Xanthocalanus ( Genus )
Xanthocalanus gracilis  Wolfenden, 1911   (F)
Wolfenden, 1911 (p.274, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Xanthocalanus gracilis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Die Marinen Copepoden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 1911. [Pl.XXXI, Figs.1-2].
Female:1, habitus (lateral); 2, P5.

Species Xanthocalanus gracilis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : C. Razouls in Ann. Inst. océanogr., Paris, 1994, 70 (1). [p.110]. Caractéristiques morphologiques de Xanthocalanus gracilis femelle et mâle adultes.
Terminologie et abbréviations: voir à Calanus propinquus.

Compl. Ref.:
Hardy & Gunther, 1935 (1936) (p.163, Rem.);Sewell, 1948 (p.570, 574); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.71); Hopkins, 1985 (p.197, Table 1, gut contents); Razouls, 1994 (p.110, figs.F); Ohtsuka & al., 1998 (p.785); Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 2, 5, Appendix); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.284)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Xanthocalanus gracilis by geographical zones
Antarctic (Croker Passage, Peninsula, SW Atlant., Indian: continent), sub-Antarct. (South Georgia)
N: 5
(10) F: 3,2; {F: 3,20}
Rem.: Sampling depth (Antarct.) : 100-1000-2000 m.
Last update : 28/01/2017
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