Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Pseudocyclopoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopidae ( Family )
            Pseudocyclops ( Genus )
Pseudocyclops paulus  Bowman & Gonzalez, 1961   (F,M)
Bowman & Gonzalez, 1961 (p.46, figs.F,M); Yeatman, 1975 (p.4, fig.F); Othman & Greenwood, 1989 (p.75)
Species Pseudocyclops paulus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T.E. Bowman & J.G. Gonzallez in Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1961, 113 (3452). [p.47, Fig.4].
Female (from Puerto Rico): a, habitus (lateral); b, posterior prosomal segments and urosome (dorsal); c, genital segment (ventral); d, posterior prosomal segments and urosome (lateral left side).

Male: e, habitus (lateral); f, caudal ramus and setae (dorsal); g, right A1; h, right A1 (distal segments; i, Md (masticatory edge).
Nota: Right A1 14-segmented.

Species Pseudocyclops paulus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T.E. Bowman & J.G. Gonzallez in Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1961, 113 (3452). [p.48, Fig.5].
Female: a, A1; b, P1 (exopod); c, P2 (exopod); d, P3 (endopod segments 2-3); e, P4 (endopod segments 2-3); f, P5.
Nota: A1 16-segmented

Male: g, P5.
Nota: Exopod of right P5 with heavier outer distal spine, longer inner spine less curved distally; endopod a rounded lobe about twice as long as wide; left basipod without surface spinules; left endopod bearing 5 jointed setae on distal margin; seta adjacent to endopod rounded at apex

Species Pseudocyclops paulus - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : H.C. Yeatman in J. Tennessee Acad. Sci., 1975, 50, 1. [p.3, Pl.1, 17].
Female (from St. Lawrence: Barbados): 17, P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudocyclops paulus by geographical zones
Porto Rico (Magüeyes Canal, from Thalassia meadow), Barbados Is. (St. Lawrence)
N: 2
(490) F: 0,42-0,4; M: 0,43-0,37; {F: 0,40-0,42; M: 0,37-0,43}
Rem.: Littoral, hyperbenthic.
Last update : 30/01/2015
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