Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Gaetanus ( Genus )
Gaetanus pseudolatifrons  Markhaseva, 1996   (F)
Markhaseva, 1996 (p.213, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Gaetanus pseudolatifrons - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Proc. Zool. Inst. RAN, St. Petersburg, 1996, 268. [p.215, Fig.170].
Female (from Philippines Sea). CP4: coxopod of P4.

Species Gaetanus pseudolatifrons - Plate 2 of morphological figuresGaetanus pseudolatifrons female:
1 - Anterior part of cephalon with frontal spine.
2 - Exopodal segment 1 of A2 with 1 seta, exopodal segment 2 with 3 setae. 2nd internal lobe of Mx1 with 5 setae. Exopod of P1 with 3 external spines.
3 - Exopod of P1 clearly 3-segmented. Lateral plate of Mxp protopodite well developed.
4 - Spines of last thoracic segment curved and removed ventrally (lateral view), usually less long than posterior border of genital segment.
5 - Frontal spine long, robust, from anteriodorsal part of cephalon, its base directed upward (lateral view) and its top slightly curved to rostrum.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Gaetanus pseudolatifrons by geographical zones
Mariana Trench.

Type locality: 14°N, 132°W.
N: 1
(37) F: 3,7-3,6; {F: 3,60-3,70}
Rem.: bathypelagic-?
Last update : 05/01/2015
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