Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Epacteriscoidea ( Superfamily )
        Ridgewayiidae ( Family )
            Placocalanus ( Genus )
Placocalanus brevipes  Ohtsuka, Fosshagen & Soh, 1996   (M)
Ohtsuka & al., 1996 (p.p.258, Descr.M, figs.M).
Species Placocalanus brevipes - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : S. Ohtsuka , A. Fosshagen & H.Y. Soh in Sarsia, 1996, 81. [p.259, Fig.7].
Male (from Nagannu Is., Okinawa): A, habitus (lateral right side); B, rostrum; C, right A1 (segment XXV arrowed); D, asis and endopod of P1 (anterior surface); E, P2 (anterior surface); F, P3 (posterior surface); G, P4 (anterior surface; inner setae on 3rd exopod segment omitted); H, 3rd exopod segment of P4; I, P5 (posterior surface).
Scales in mm.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Placocalanus brevipes by geographical zones
S Japan (Nagannu Island, Okinawa)
N: 1
(514) M: 0,39; 0,38; {M: 0,38-0,39}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (depth: 47-51 m). Sandy bottom.br>Cf. P. longicauda in Ohtsuka & al. (1996, p.253, Table 1).
Last update : 28/01/2015
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