Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Lubbockiidae ( Family )
        Lubbockia ( Genus )
Lubbockia extenuata  Boxshall, 1977   (F,M)
Boxshall, 1977 a (p.115, figs.F,M); Heron & Damkaer, 1978 (p.4); Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1997/98 (p.248, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.577)
Species Lubbockia extenuata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Boxshall in Brit. Mus. nat. Hist., Zool., 1977, 31 (3). [p.116, Fig.7].
Female (from 18°N, 25°W): a, habitus (dorsal); b, A1 (ventral); c, A2 (anterior); d, Md (anterior); e, Mx1 (posterior); f, Mx2 (anterior); g, Mxp (anterior); j, caudal ramus (dorsal).
Nota: A1 6-segmented. Relative lengths of urosomites and caudal ramus 13:31:17:15:12:12. P5 with 2 apical setae, the longer inner seta not extending as far as the posterior margin of the genital complex. P6 represented by a chitinous plate with a single spinule.

Male: A2; i, Mxp (anterior); k, habitus (dorsal).
Nota: Relative lengths of urosome somites 14:15:19:16:11:11:14. A1 3-segmented. Legs 1 to 6 as in female

Compl. Ref.:
Boxshall, 1977 b (p.551)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Lubbockia extenuata by geographical zones
off Cape Verde Is.
N: 1
(139) F: 1,74-1,72; M: 1,34; {F: 1,72-1,74; M: 1,34}
Rem.: Mesopelagic.
Last update : 15/01/2015
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