Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Macandrewella ( Genus )
Macandrewella mera  Farran, 1936   (F)
Ref.:
Farran, 1936 a (p.107, Descr.F, figs.F); Sewell, 1948 (p.418); Gopalakrishnan, 1973 (p.185: Table); Bradford & al., 1983 (p.91)
Species Macandrewella mera - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.P. Farran in Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929, Scient. Rep., V, N°3, 1936. [p.107, Fig.18].
Female: habitus (dorsal); b, idem (lateral left side); c, last thoracic and genital segments (lateral right side).

Nota: 4th and 5th thoracic segments incompletely separated. Abdominal segments in the proportion 40:17:12:3:15. Genital segment asymmetrical, ventrally with a thumb-like projection. P5 absent


Species Macandrewella mera - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : T.C. Gopalakrishnan in Handbook Int. Zoopl. Coll., Vol. V, 1973 (IIOE). [p.185: Table].
Morphological characteristics of Macandrewella mera female.

Compare with M. scotti, M. chelipes, M. sewelli, M. asymmetrica, M. joanae, M. agassizi, M. cochinensis.


Species Macandrewella mera - Plate 3 of morphological figuresssued from : T.C. Gopalakrishnan in Handbook Int. Zoopl. Coll., Vol. V, 1973 (IIOE). [p.186: Table].
Morphological characteristics of Macandrewella mera female.

Compare with M. scotti, M. chelipes, M. sewelli, M. asymmetrica, M. joanae, M. agassizi, M. cochinensis.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Macandrewella mera by geographical zones
Loc:
Australia (Great Barrier Reef)
N: 1
Lg.:
(34) F: 3,84; {F: 3,84}
Rem.: mesopelagic
Last update : 29/10/2015
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