Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Lubbockiidae ( Family )
        Rhamphochela ( Genus )
Rhamphochela forcipula  (Heron & Damkaer, 1978)   (F)
Syn.: Lubbockia forcipula Heron & Damkaer, 1978 (p.12, Descr.F, figs.F); Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 4, Appendix)
Ref.:
Huys & Böttger-Schnack, 1996/97 (p.258); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.577)
Species Rhamphochela forcipula - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Heron & D.M. Damkaer in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1978, 267. [p.11, Fig.7]. As Lubbockia forcipula.
Female: a, habitus (dorsal view); b, idem (lateral view); c, cephalosome (ventral view); d, right A2; e, labrum (ventral view); f, left Md; g, right Mx1; h, right Mx2; i, right Mxp.
Scale bars: C (figs.a, b; E (figs.c, d); G (figs.e- i).


Species Rhamphochela forcipula - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Heron & D.M. Damkaer in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1978, 267. [p.12, Fig.8]. As Lubbockia forcipula.
Female: a-d, P1 to P4.
scale bar: E (figs.a-d).


Species Rhamphochela forcipula - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Heron & D.M. Damkaer in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1978, 267. [p.2, Fig.1]. Scales used in drawing figure. Each bar = 0.1mm.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Rhamphochela forcipula by geographical zones
Loc:
Antarct. (SW Pacif.), W off Vancouver Is.
N: 1
Lg.:
(674) F: 1,12-1,03; {F: 1,03-1,12}
Rem.: For Boxshall & Halsey (2004, p.577) this species is distinguished from R. carinata with inner spine on basis of P1.
Last update : 21/11/2015
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