Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Chiridius ( Genus )
Chiridius mexicanus  Park, 1975   (F)
Park, 1975 b (p.287, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford & Jillett, 1980 (p.23)
Species Chiridius mexicanus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T. Park in Bull. Mar. Sci., 1975, 25 (2). [p.288, Fig.11]
Female (from Gulf of Mexico): a, c, habitus (dorsal, lateral, respectively)); b, d, posterior part of metasome and urosome (dorsal, lateral, respectively); e, forehead (lateral); f, P1; g, P2. P1-2: legs (anterior view).

Compl. Ref.:
Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p107)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Chiridius mexicanus by geographical zones
Gulf of Mexico
N: 1
(197) F: 2,44-2,3; {F: 2,30-2,44}
Rem.: Meso-bathypelagic.
Similar in habitus to C. gracilis or C. molestus but distinguishable by the short matasomal processes and long A1.
Last update : 01/01/2015
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