Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Pseudocyclopoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopidae ( Family )
            Pseudocyclops ( Genus )
Pseudocyclops lepidotus  Barr & Ohtsuka, 1989   (F,M)
Ref.:
Barr & Ohtsuka, 1989 (p.331, figs.F,M); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.891, Pl.162: F,M)
Species Pseudocyclops lepidotus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : D.J. Barr & S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1989, 102 (2). [p.332, Fig.1].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral left side); C, rostrum (frontal view); D, pedigerous 4-5 (lateral left side); E, urosome (dorsal); F, A1; G, A1 (segment 1).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment partly fused, 4th and 5th separate. Urosome segments bearing transverse rows of subtriangular foliaceous scales (many of which have fallen off dissection). A1 (20-segmented, suture between segments17 and 18 incomplete) reaching beyond the end of 1st pediger.


Species Pseudocyclops lepidotus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : D.J. Barr & S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1989, 102 (2). [p.333, Fig.2].
Female: A, A2; B, Md; C, Mx1; D, Mx2; E, Mxp (posterior); F, P1 (anterior).


Species Pseudocyclops lepidotus - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : D.J. Barr & S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1989, 102 (2). [p.334, Fig.3].
Female: A, P2 (anterior); B, P3 (anterior); C, P4 (anterior); D, P5 (anterior).


Species Pseudocyclops lepidotus - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : D.J. Barr & S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1989, 102 (2). [p.335, Fig.4].
Male: A, habitus (dorsal); B, urosome (dorsal); C, right A1; D, left P5 (posterior); E, right P5 (posterior).
Nota: Left A1 (20-segmented, segments 4 and 5 partly fused), otherwise as in female. Other cephalic appendages, rostrum and legs 1-4 as in female. Right A1 (19-segmented, segments 14 and 15 partly fused) geniculate between segments 15 and 16.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudocyclops lepidotus by geographical zones
Loc:
Japan (Kyushu)
N: 1
Lg.:
(494) F: 0,9; M: 0,73; {F: 0,90; M: 0,73}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (over a coral sandy bottom at a depth of 9 m)
Last update : 06/12/2007
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