Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Paivella ( Genus )
Paivella naporai  Wheeler, 1970   (F)
Wheeler, 1970 (p.10, Descr.F, figs.F); Campaner, 1985 (p.11, figs.F, Rem.); Markhaseva, 1996 (p.235, figs.F); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.879, 922, figs.F)
Species Paivella naporai - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.F. Campaner in Bolm Inst. oceanogr., S Paulo, 1985, 33 (1). [p.11, Fig.7].
Female (off Rio de Janeiro): a, habitus (dorsal); b, forhead (lateral); c, last prosomal and 1st urosomal somites (lateral left side).
Nota: Similar to holotype, except for the rostrum more curved ventrally and prosomal posterolateral corners slightly more ponted.

Species Paivella naporai - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : E.H. Wheeler, Jr in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1970, 55. [p.21, Figs.33-36].
Female (from off Brazil): 33, habitus (lateral); 34, idem (dorsal); 35, P3; 36, A1.

Species Paivella naporai - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : E.H. Wheeler, Jr in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1970, 55. [p.22, Figs.37-42].
Female: 37, P4 (last 2 segments of exopod omitted); 38, A2; 39, Md (gnathal lobe); 40, Md (mandibular palp); 41, Mx1; 42, Mx2.

Species Paivella naporai - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : E.H. Wheeler, Jr in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1970, 55. [p.23, Figs.43-48].
Female: 43, Mxp; 44, P1; 45, P2; 46, P2 (complete terminal spine); 47, posterior portion of prosome and urosome (ventral); 48, anterior portion of head (ventral).
Nota: Head and 1st pediger segment fused, 4th and 5th fused.Posterolateral margin of cephalothorax triangularly produced and pointed, overlapping genital segment by about 1/3. Rostrum acutely double-pointed and ventrally directed. Frontal organ with 2 hairs visible in dorsal view. A1 22-segmented, reaching to middle of urosome. Genital segment produced into 2 distinct protuberances extending ventrally and laterally. Length of caudal rami twice the width.

Species Paivella naporai - Plate 5 of morphological figuresPaivella naporai female:
1 - Genital segment with lateral projections (dorsal view).

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Paivella naporai by geographical zones
Brazil (off Rio de Janeiro).

Type locality: 15°00'S, 30°00'W.
N: 2
(203) F: 1,27; (671) F: 1,27-1,31; {F: 1,27-1,31}
Rem.: epipelagic-bathy-abyssopelagic
Last update : 27/01/2016
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