Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Spinocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Spinocalanidae ( Family )
            Teneriforma ( Genus )
Teneriforma pentatrichodes  Schulz, 1989   (F)
Schulz, 1989 (p.192, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Teneriforma pentatrichodes - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst., 1989, 86. [p.207, Figs.65-75].
Female (from Canary area): 65, habitus (dorsal); 66, idem (lateral left side); 67, forehead (lateral); 68, idem (another specimen); 69, forehead and rostral cone (ventral); 70, urosome (dorsal); 71, idem (lateral left side); 72, A1 (segments 18 to 25); 73, A2; 74, Md (mandibular palp); 75, Md (cutting edge).
Nota: Prosome/Urosome length ratio = 2.9/1. A1 with segment 19 without medial setaEndopod of P1 with a total of 5 setae, inner proximal seta smallest. Exopod segment 3 of P2 with terminal spine furnished with about 28 teeth, reacing about 84/100 of the length of its segment. Exopod segment 3 of P3 and P4 with terminal spines with about 26 and 18 teeth, attaining about 67/100 and 55/100 of the lengths of their respective segments. Anal segment lacking spinules posterodorsally. Length of caudal rami about 2.6 their width.

Species Teneriforma pentatrichodes - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. hamb. zool. Mus. Inst., 1989, 86. [p.208, Figs.76-83].
Female: 76, Mx1 (posterior); 77, Mx2; 78, Mxp; 79, P1 (anterior); 80, P2 (posterior); 81, P3 (posterior); 82, P4 (posterior).

Stage V Male: 83, P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Teneriforma pentatrichodes by geographical zones
NE Atlant. (Canary area)
N: 1
(546) F: 1,01-0,85; {F: 0,85-1,01}
Stage 5 Male: 0,89-0,93.
Rem.: Mesopelagic.
The species resembles T. naso and T. meteorae.
Last update : 01/02/2015
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