Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Phaennidae ( Family )
            Xanthocalanus ( Genus )
Xanthocalanus sp.  Bradford, Haakonssen, Jillett, 1983   (F)
Bradford & al., 1983 (p.73, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.640)
Species Xanthocalanus sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford, L. Haakonssen & J.B. Jillett in Mem. N.Z. Oceanogr. Inst., 1983, 90. [p.73, Fig.40].
Female (37°07.5'S, 177°14'E): A, Mx2; B, exopod of P2; C, P5.

Nota: - Border between pedigerous segments 4 and 5 visible althrough segment does not appear to be moveable.
- A1 extends beyond pedigerous segment 3.
- Mx2 endopod terminated by 1 worm-like and 7 brush-like appendages, one of which is much thicker and shorter than the others.
- P5 3-segmented, segment 1 without spine, segme,t 2 with spines on outer part, distal segment with 4 large spines all articulated with segment.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Xanthocalanus sp. by geographical zones
NW New Zealand
N: 1
(9) F: 5,8; {F: 5,80}
Rem.: For Bradford & al. (1983, p.73) this damaged specimen seems to present an original feature: this south-west Pacific specimen has a naked internal border of P5 segments 1 and 2.
Last update : 10/03/2015
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