Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Labidocera ( Genus )
Labidocera moretoni  Greenwood, 1978   (F,M)
Syn.: ? Labidocera sp. Bayly,1965
Ref.:
Greendwood, 1978 c (p.535, figs.F,M); 1979 (p.103); Fleminger & al., 1982 (p.256, Rem., figs.F,M); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.196, figs.F,M, figs.185, 194)
Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.G. Greenwood inJ. Nat. Hist., 1978, 12. [p.536, Fig.1].
Female (from Rainbow Channel, E. Australia): a, habitus (dorsal); b, head (lateral); c, forehead (dorsal); d, posterior metasome and urosome (lateral right side); e, idem (dorsal; with outline of P5 dotted in); f, P1; g, P2; h, P5; i, right P5 (from another individual); j, left P5 endopod of different individual.

Nota: Head without lateral hooks. 4th thoracic segment and 5th fused. Urosome 3-segmented. Anal segment very small and largely concealed beneath 2nd urosomal segment.


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : J.G. Greenwood inJ. Nat. Hist., 1978, 12. [p.537, Fig.2].
Male: a, habitus (dorsal); b, idem (lateral right side); c, posterior metasome and urosome (dorsal); d, idem (lateral right side); e, forehead (lateral); f, genital and 2nd urosomal segments (dorsal); g, right A1 (segments 17, 18 and 19-20); h, P5 (anterior).
Nota: Urosome 5-segmented, length ratios as: 31:24:29:7:9 = 100.


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 3 of morphological figures issued from : A. Fleminger, B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in J. Plankton Res., 1982, 4 (2). [Fig.4, E-F).
Female: E-F, posterior part of prosome and urosome (lateral and dorsal views).


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 4 of morphological figures issued from : A. Fleminger, B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in J. Plankton Res., 1982, 4 (2). [Fig.5, B).
Female: B, P5 (posterior view).


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 5 of morphological figures issued from : A. Fleminger, B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in J. Plankton Res., 1982, 4 (2). [Fig.6, C-D).
Male: C-D, posterior part of prosome and urosomal segments 1 to 3 (dorsal and lateral, rspectively).


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 6 of morphological figures issued from : A. Fleminger, B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in J. Plankton Res., 1982, 4 (2). [Fig.7, B).
Male: B, P5 (posterior view).


Species Labidocera moretoni - Plate 7 of morphological figures issued from : A. Fleminger, B.H.R. Othman & J.G. Greenwood in J. Plankton Res., 1982, 4 (2). [Fig.8, B).
Male: B, right A1 (dorsal view).

Compl. Ref.:
Fleminger, 1986 (p.84, figs. 7, 8, Rem.: geographic vs Wallace's Line); Greenwood & al., 2002 (p.17, Table 2)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Labidocera moretoni by geographical zones
Loc:
Australia (Brisbane River estuary, Moreton Bay, Port Curtis, Mackay)
N: 4
Lg.:
(269) F: 2,1-1,91; M: 1,79-1,63; (465) F: ± 1,97; M: ± 1,36; {F: 1,91-2,10; M: 1,36-1,79}
Rem.: epipelagic.
For Mulyadi (2002, p.65) this species belongs to pectinata- Group.
Last update : 14/05/2016
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