Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Mesocomantenna ( Genus )
Mesocomantenna spinosa  Alvarez, 1986   (F)
Ref.:
Alvarez, 1986 (p.865, Descr.F, figs.F); Markhaseva, 1996 (p.233, figs.F); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.879, 919, figs.F)
Species Mesocomantenna spinosa - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M.P.J. Alvarez in J. Crustacean Biol., 1986, 614. [p.866, Figs.25-31].
Female (from 26°58'S, 46°32'W): 25-26, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 27-28, corners of the 5th metasomal segment and genital complex (left lateral and right lateral views, respectively); 29, urosome (ventral); 30, labrum and labium (lateral); 31, A1.

Nota: A1 24-segmented, slightly overreaching 2nd metasomal segment. Proportions of prosome : urosome 79:21. Proportions of urosomal segments and caudal rami (ventrally) 42 : 15.6 : 11.2 : 15.6 : 15.6


Species Mesocomantenna spinosa - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : M.P.J. Alvarez in J. Crustacean Biol., 1986, 614. [p.867, Figs.32-37].
Female: 32, A2; 33, A2 exopod distal end; 34, Md (mandibular palp); 35, Md (masticatory edge of gnathobase); 36, Mx1; 37, Mx2.

Nota: A2 exopod little shorter than 1st endopodal segment. Md palp with small endopod


Species Mesocomantenna spinosa - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : M.P.J. Alvarez in J. Crustacean Biol., 1986, 614. [p.868, Figs.38-42].
Female: 38, Mxp; 39-42, P1 to P4.


Species Mesocomantenna spinosa - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : M.P.J. Alvarez in J. Crustacean Biol., 1986, 614. [p.874, Figs.82-84].
Female: 82, A2; 83, Mx2; 84, Mxp.

Compl. Ref.:
Markhaseva, 1998 (p.250, Fig.4); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.284)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Mesocomantenna spinosa by geographical zones
Loc:
Brazil (off Sao Paulo).

Type locality: 26°58'S, 46°32'W.
N: 1
Lg.:
(234) F: 1,9; {F: 1,90}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (346 m).
Last update : 05/11/2013
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