Species Card of Copepod
Platycopioida ( Order )
    Platycopiidae ( Family )
        Nanocopia ( Genus )
Nanocopia minuta  Fosshagen, 1988   (F,M)
Fosshagen & Iliffe, 1988 (p.358, Descr.F,M, figs.F,M)
Species Nanocopia minuta - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Fosshagen & T.M. Iliffe in Hydrobiologia, 1988, 167/168. [p.359, Fig.1].
Female (from Bermuda): A-B, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); C, A1; D, A2; E, Md; F, labrum; G, Mx1; H, Mx2; I, Mxp; J, P1; K, P2; L, P3; M, P4; N, P5.
Nota: A1 22-segmented. Urosome 5-segmented.

Male: O, A1; P, P5.
Nota: A1 15-segmented.

Species Nanocopia minuta - Plate 2 of morphological figuresBoth A1 male nongeniculate.
Sexual dimorphism present in P5.
A2 exopod 6-segmented.
Exopod of Md indistinctly 3-segmented.
Mx2 not extremely modified.
Syncoxa of Mxp with 2 setae ......
P1 with 3-segmented exopod and 1-segmented endopod.
Exopod of P2 to P5 devoid of inner setae.
Only P2 and P3 with 2 outer spines on 1st exopodal segment.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Nanocopia minuta by geographical zones
Bermuda Is. (Roadside Cave, Hamilton Parish)
N: 1
(600) F: 0,27; M: 0,25; {F: 0,27; M: 0,25}
Rem.: Inland marine cave.
Last update : 24/01/2015
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