Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oncaeidae ( Family )
        Conaea ( Genus )
Conaea succurva  Heron, 1977   (F)
Syn.: Oncaea succurva : Malt, 1982 (p.192, 193, Rem.)
Heron, 1977 (p.90, Descr.F, figs.F); Böttger-Schnack & Schnack, 2013 (p.4: Table 1)
Species Conaea succurva - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Heron in Antarct. Res. Ser. Washington, 1977, 26. [p.92, Fig.32, e-k].
Female (from SW Pacific-Antarctic area): e,habitus (lateral; scale bar: X); f, posterior of last prosomal segment and urosome (lateral; scale bar: Y); g, urosome (dorsal; scale bar: Y); h, right A1 (scale bar: Y); i, right A2 (scale bar: Y); j, labrum (scale bar: Z); k, left Md (scale bar: Z).

Species Conaea succurva - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Heron in Antarct. Res. Ser. Washington, 1977, 26. [p.93, Fig.33, a-g].
Female: a, left Mx1 (scale bar: Z); b, left Mx2 (scale bar: Z); c, right Mxp (scale bar: Y); d-g, P1 to P4.

Nota: P2 with 3rd endopodal segment bearing 3 setae and 2 spines; outer spine approximately 1/3 the length of inner spine.

Species Conaea succurva - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from S.J. Malt( in Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), 1982, 42 (3). [p.192, Table 1].
Morphology of natatory legs of Oncaea succurva (= Conaea succurva).
Nota: Compare with Conaea expressa and Conaea hispida.

Compl. Ref.:
Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 2, Appendix); Heron & Frost, 2000 (p.1059, tab.2, 3); Nishibe & Ikeda, 2004 (p.931, Tab. 2)
NZ: 2 + 1 doubtful

Distribution map of Conaea succurva by geographical zones
Species Conaea succurva - Distribution map 3issued from : G.A. Heron & B.W. Frost in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 2000, 113 (4). [p.1061, Fig.25].
Locality records for selected species of Conaea.
Records include previously published personal observations and data presented in this study (p.1023, Table 3).
Antarct. (SW Pacif.), NE Pacif., NE Japan (Oyashio region)
N: 3
(679) F: 0,8-0,62; (848) F: 0,7-0,72; {F: 0,62-0,80}
Rem.: Sampling depth (Antarct.) : 1000-2000 m.
Last update : 21/12/2016
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