Species Card of Copepod
Harpacticoida ( Order )
    Clytemnestridae ( Family )
        Clytemnestra ( Genus )
Clytemnestra farrani  Huys & Conroy-Dalton, 2000   (F,M)
Syn.: Clytemnestra scutellata : Farran, 1936 (part.)
Ref.:
Huys & Conroy-Dalton, 2000 (p.20, 45, figs.F,M); Huys & Boxshall, 2004 (p.278)
Species Clytemnestra farrani - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : Huys and Conroy-Dalton in Bull. nat. Mus. Lond., 2000, 66 (1). [p.21, Fig.12].
Female (from Great Barrier Reef): A, habitus (dorsal).

Male: B, habitus (dorsal; inset showing setae IV-V at full length).
Scale bar in micrometers.


Species Clytemnestra farrani - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : Huys and Conroy-Dalton in Bull. nat. Mus. Lond., 2000, 66 (1). [p.20].
Female: Armature formula P2-P4.


Species Clytemnestra farrani - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : Huys and Conroy-Dalton in Bull. nat. Mus. Lond., 2000, 66 (1). [p.17, Figs.C-E].
Female: C, exopodal segment 3 of P2 (anterior); D, P5 (anterior).
Nota: exopodal segment 3 of P2 with only 2 outer spines.

Male: E, P5 (anterior).
Scale bars in micrometers.


Species Clytemnestra farrani - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : Huys and Conroy-Dalton in Bull. nat. Mus. Lond., 2000, 66 (1). [p.22, Fig.13].
Female: urosome (ventral); C, anal somite and right caudal ramus (dorsal).

Male: B, urosome, excluding P5-bearing somite (ventral; inset showing setae IV-V at full length);
Scale bars in micrometers.


Species Clytemnestra farrani - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : Huys and Conroy-Dalton in Bull. nat. Mus. Lond., 2000, 66 (1). [p.45, Table 1].
Diagnostic characters.
A1 = antennule; GDS = genital double-somite; AS = first abdominal somite. Measurements based on material examined in the publication.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Clytemnestra farrani by geographical zones
Loc:
Indo-Pacific: Australia (Great Barrier Reef), S Red Sea.

Type locality: Great Barrier Reef (off Port Douglas)
N: 1
Lg.:
(931) F: 0,927-0,946; M: 0,939-0,945; {F: 0,93-0,95; M: 0,40-0,95}
Rem.: mainly Indo-Pacific.
After Huys & Conroy-Dalton (2000, p.20) Farran (1936) recorded the two species C. longipes and C. farrani off Port Douglas.

Identification characters after G.A. Boxshall & S.H. Halsey (2004, p.278):
1- Exopod of P1 with 4 distal setal elements; female A1 7-segmented.
2- Exopod of P5 in both sexes armed with 5 setae; 3rd exopodal segment of P2 with total of 6 spines/setae.
3- 3rd exopodal segment of P3 and P4 each with total of 8 spines/setae.
Last update : 17/09/2015
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