Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudodiaptomidae ( Family )
            Pseudodiaptomus ( Genus )
Pseudodiaptomus arabicus  Walter, 1998   (F,M)
Syn.: Pseudodiaptomus marinus : Michel & Herring, 1984 (p.328);
P. salinus : Michel & al., 1986 (p.21); 1986 a (p.65); Walter, 1986 a (p.504)
Walter, 1998 (p.454, figs.F,M); Al-Yamani & Prusova, 2003 (p.64, figs.F,M); Al-Yamani & al., 2011 (p.49, figs.F,M)
Species Pseudodiaptomus arabicus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : F.Y. Al-Yamani & I. Prusova in Common Copepods Northwestern Arabian Gulf : Identification Guide. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, 2003. [p.65, Fig.23].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral right side); E, urosome (lateral right side); G, P5.

Male: C, habitus (dorsal); D, idem (lateral left side); F, P5.

Species Pseudodiaptomus arabicus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T.C. Walter in J. Mar Syst., 1998, 15. [p.455, Fig.2].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral left side); C, habitus (lateral left side); F, P5 (posterior view; basipod 1 with dotted lines indicate anterior spinules).

Male: D, habitus (dorsal); E, idem (lateral left side); G, P5 (posterior view); H, idem (anterior view).

A, C: Pakistan material; B, kuwait material.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudodiaptomus arabicus by geographical zones
Arabian Sea (Pakistan), Arabian Gulf (Kuwait)
N: 3
(286) [Kuwait] F: 1,48-1,39; M: 1,37-1,31; (286) [Pakistan] F: 1,5-1,4; M: 1,37-1,32: (937) F: 1,18-1,44; M: 1,07-1,12; (1085) F: 1,2-1,7; M: 1,1-1,45; {F: 1,18-1,70; M: 1,07-1,37}
Rem.: Incomplete data.
In Ramosus species group (serricaudatus subgroup) after Walter & al. 2006, p.203.
Last update : 28/01/2016
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