Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Gaetanus ( Genus )
Gaetanus rubellus  Markhaseva, 1996   (F)
Markhaseva, 1996 (p.217, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Gaetanus rubellus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva in Proc. Zool. Inst. RAN, St. Petersburg, 1996, 268. [p.220, Fig.175].
Female (from NW Pacif.: Izu-Bonin Trench). R: rostrum (anterior); Ce: forehead (lateral); P.md: mandibular palp; GntbMd: gnathobase of Md (partial); CP4: coxopod of P4.

Species Gaetanus rubellus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresGaetanus rubellus female:
1 - Anterior part of cephalon without frontal spine.
2 - Posterior corners of last thoracic segment with minute spines.
3 - Exopodal segment 1 of A2 with 1 seta; segment 2 with 3 setae. 2nd internal lobe of Mx1 with 5 setae. Exopod of P1 3-segmented with 3 external spines.
4 - Exopodal segment 2 of A2 with 3 setae. Lateral plate of Mxp protopodite well developed.
5 - Posterior corners of last thoracic segment with 1 small tooth each, rounded on their tops. Endopodal segment 1 of Md with 1 seta; segment 2 with 9 terminal and 1 posterior setae.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Gaetanus rubellus by geographical zones
Izu-Bonin Trench.

Type locality: 29°17'N, 142°47'E.
N: 1
(37) F: 7,3; {F: 7,30}
Rem.: Similar to G. inermis Sars, 1905.
Last update : 05/01/2015
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