Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oncaeidae ( Family )
        Conaea ( Genus )
Conaea expressa  (Gordeeva, 1973)   (F,M)
Syn.: Oncaea expressa Gordeeva, 1973 (p.1573, figs.F,M); Malt, 1982 (p.192, 193)
Heron & Bradford-Grieve, 1995 (p.46, Rem.); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.887, 970, figs.F,M); Böttger-Schnack & Schnack, 2013 (p.4: Table 1)
Species Conaea expressa - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve, E.L. Markhaseva, C.E.F. Rocha & B. Abiahy in South Atlantic Zooplankton, 1999, 2. Edit. D. Boltovskoy. [p.1083, Fig. 7.448].
Female and Male after Gordejeva (1973)

Female: - Genital segment (dorsal view) with straight lateral borders.
- Mxp basis distal inner setae only slightly larger than proximal seta.

Male: - Anal somite long, longer than previous 3 somites combined.

Species Conaea expressa - Plate 2 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 expressa (= Conaea expressa).
Nota: Compare with Conaea succurva and Conaea hispida.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Conaea expressa by geographical zones
S Atlant. (off W St-Helena Is.)
N: 1
(678) F: 0,67; M: 0,6; {F: 0,67; M: 0,60}
Rem.: Mesopelagic.
Last update : 07/09/2018
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