Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopiidae ( Family )
            Frigocalanus ( Genus )
Frigocalanus rauscherti  Schulz, 1996   (F,M)
Ref.:
Schulz, 1996 a (p.74, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.170)
Species Frigocalanus rauscherti - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1996, 93. [p.75, Fig.1].
Female (from King Georges Island, South Shetland Is.): A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral right side); C, rostrum (ventral view); D, A1; E, A1 (terminal part); F, A2.
Scale bars = 0.100 mm.
Nota: 1st pediger somite integrated into cephalosome except on ventrolateral edge (partial suture is present); 4th and 5th pediger somites free except on ventrolateral edge (where both somites are fused. Urosome mostly covered by short setules, genital segment and segments 2 and 3 bearing striated distalhyaline frill. A1 24-segmented. Caudal rami longer than wide, covered with setules.


Species Frigocalanus rauscherti - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1996, 93. [p.77, Fig.2].
Female: A, urosome (ventral); B, genital segment (lateral left side); C, left Md; D, right Md (masticatory edge); E, Mx1; F, Mx2; G, mxp; H, P1; I, P2; K, P3; L, P4; M, P5.
Scale bars = 0.05 mm.
Nota: Mx1 with large praecoxa, arthrite with 9 stout spines; endite as epipodite of coxa each with 3 setae; proximal endite of basis with 4 setae, distal endite with 5 setae; endopod indistinctly 3-segmented, with 3, 3, 5 setae, respectively; exopod with 6 setae and equiped with setules apically.


Species Frigocalanus rauscherti - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1996, 93. [p.78, Fig.3].
Male: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral left side); C, rostrum (ventral view); D, pediger somite 5 and genital somite (dorsal); E, anal somite and furcal rami (dorsal); F, left A1; G, right A1 (fused segments XXII-XXIII); H, A2; I, Md (cutting edge); K, Mx2.
Scale bars = 0.100 mm.
Nota: A1 slightly asymmetrical, with fusion of segments XXII-XXIII on right side only; left A1 24-segmented. Urosome covered by short setules. Genital somite with gonopore ventrolaterally on left side.


Species Frigocalanus rauscherti - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1996, 93. [p.79, Fig.4].
Male: A, Mx1; B, Mxp; C, P1; D, P2; E, P3; F, P4; G, P5 (posterior).

Compl. Ref.:
Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 2, Appendix)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Frigocalanus rauscherti by geographical zones
Loc:
Antarct. (Peninsula: King George Is.)
N: 1
Lg.:
(161) F: 1,32; M: 1,39; {F: 1,32; M: 1,39}
Rem.: hyperbenthic, sublittoral (depth 20 m).
Last update : 05/01/2015
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