Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Crassantenna ( Genus )
Crassantenna mimorostrata  Bradford, 1969   (F)
Bradford, 1969 b (p.495, Descr., figs.F); Bradford & Jillett, 1980 (p.29, figs.F, Rem., distribution chart); Markhaseva, 1996 (p.144, figs.F)
Species Crassantenna mimorostrata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford in N.Z. Jl Mar. Freshw. Res., 1969, 3 (4). [p.496, Figs 158-170].
Female (from NE New Zealand: E North Cape): 158, habitus (lateral right side); 159, idem (dorsal); 160, A1; 161, Mx2; 162, Md (mandibular palp); 163, urosome (dorsal); 164, P2; 165, A2; 166, P1; 167, P3; 168, Mxp; 169, forehead (ventral view); 170, Mx1.

Nota: Rostrum very small (pointed). Posterior corners of last thoracic segment upturned backward. A1 reaches thoracic segment 3. A2: exopod much slenderer than endopod, exopod segment 1 bears 2 setae. Mx1: inner lobe 1 with one of 12 spines and setae rudimentary, inner lobes 2 and 3 bear 4 setae each.

Species Crassantenna mimorostrata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Proc. Zool. Inst. RAN, St. Petersburg, 1996, 268. [p.144, Fig.111]. After Bradford, 1969.
Female: P1.

Species Crassantenna mimorostrata - Plate 3 of morphological figuresCrassantenna momorostrata female:
1 - Exopodal segment 1 of A2 with 2 setae. 3rd internal lobe of Mx1 with 3 setae.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Crassantenna mimorostrata by geographical zones
NE New Zealand.

Type locality: 34°38'S, 174°36'E.
N: 2
(230) F: 3,3-3,1; {F: 3,10-3,30}
Rem.: hyperbenthic. (1200-1700 m).
Last update : 02/01/2015
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