Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Bradyidius ( Genus )
Bradyidius tropicus  Wolfenden, 1905   (F)
Syn.: Bradyidius armatus (F) Wolfenden, 1905 (p.1005, Rem.F), no Vanhöffen, 1897;
Undinopsis tropicus : Farran, 1936 a (p.88, Rem.)
Bradford, 1976 a (p.1, 6: Rem.); Bradford & Jillett, 1980 (p.21); Othman & Greenwood, 1987 (p.1137, Rem.)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Bradyidius tropicus by geographical zones
Maldive Is., Australia (Great Barrier Reef)
N: 2
(34) F: 1,63-1,55; M: 1,28-1,26; (78) F: 1,2; {F: 1,20-1,63; M: 1,26-1,28}
Rem.: hyperbenthic.
Very doubtful species.
According to Park (1966, p.809) the species is closely related to B. armatus, differing only in size and in the number of teeth on the terminal spines of the exopods of P2 to P4.
Last update : 30/12/2014
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