Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Pseudocyclopoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopidae ( Family )
            Pseudocyclops ( Genus )
Pseudocyclops reductus  Nicholls, 1944   (F)
Ref.:
Nicholls, 1944 a (p.488, Descr.F, figs.F); Sewell, 1948 (p.441); Vervoort, 1964 a (p.16); Othman & Greenwood, 1989 (p.74)
Species Pseudocyclops reductus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : A.G. Nicholls in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 1944, Ser.11. [p.488, Fig. 1].
Female (from Red Sea): Urosome (dorsal); A1; A2; P5.

Nota: In caudal rami the longer setae are nearly 3 times as long as urosome, and finely plumose.


Species Pseudocyclops reductus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : A.G. Nicholls in Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., 1944, Ser.11. [p.489].
Female: Armature of the swimming legs P1 yo P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudocyclops reductus by geographical zones
Loc:
Red Sea
N: 1
Lg.:
(498) F: 0,6-0,5; {F: 0,50-0,60}
Rem.: For Nicholls (1944, p.488-489) this species resembles P. australis from South Australia, it approaches P. simplex Sewell (1932), but differs in the caudal rami, A1, A2 and P5.
Last update : 10/05/2018
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