Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Labidocera ( Genus )
Labidocera gallensis  Thompson & Scott, 1903   (F,M)
Syn.: Labidocera kroyeri gallensis Thompson & Scott, 1903 (p.235, 251, figs.M); Sewell, 1932 (p.363); Krishnaswamy, 1953 (p.131, Rem.);
L. Kroyeri (F) var. nov ? (part.): Krishnaswamy, 1953;
? L. Kroyeri burmanica Sewell, 1912 (p.369)
Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976 )(p.812 , Rem., figs.F,M)
Species Labidocera gallensis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E.G. Silas & P.P. Pillai in J. mar. biol. Ass. India, 1973 (1976), 15 (2). [p.811, Fig.18, k-v].
Female (from indian Ocean): k, habitus (dorsal); l, urosome (dorsal, form typica); m, idem (dorsal, variant 1); n, idem (dorsal, variant 2); o, idem (dorsal, variant 3); p, Md (masticatory edge); q, P5.

Male: r, habitus (dorsal); s, urosome (dorsal); t, rostrum (anterior view); u, right A1 (geniculate part); v, P5.
Scale as in Calanopia minor.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Labidocera gallensis by geographical zones
Indian (Sri Lanka, Nicobar Is., Bombay Cuast, Cochin Coast, G. of Manaar, Madras Coast), Laccadive Sea, Andaman Sea, ? Burma (Rangoon River), Nancowrie Harbour
N: 3
(256) F: 2,7-2,3; M: 2,2-2,08; (795) F: 2; {F: 2,00-2,70; M: 2,08-2,20}
Rem.: Inshore.
This species belongs to the L. kroyeri-group (Fleminger & al., 1982).
Last update : 06/01/2015
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