Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudodiaptomidae ( Family )
            Pseudodiaptomus ( Genus )
Pseudodiaptomus cokeri  Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965   (F,M)
Syn.: Pseudodiaptomus sp. Yeatman, 1976 (p.217, figs.F)
Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965 (p.250, figs.F,M); Dussart & Defaye, 1983 (p.34); Walter, 1986 (p.131); 1986 a (p.502, fig.1); 1987 (p.366); 1989 (p.596, figs.F,M; Rem.)
Species Pseudodiaptomus cokeri - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T.C. Walter in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1989, 45 (3). [p.598, Fig.4].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, urosome (lateral left side); C, last thoracic segments and urosome (lateral right side); D, last thoracic segment and portion of urosome segments (lateral right side; from Jamaican form); E, P5 (anterior view).

Male: F, habitus (dorsal); G, last thoracic segments and urosome (lateral right side); H, P5 (posterior view); I, idem (anterior view); J, variant form of P5 (posterior view).

Compl. Ref.:
Jacoby & Youngbluth, 1983 (p.77, Table 2, 3, Rem: mating behavior); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.111); Mauchline, 1998 (tab.47, 56); Rios & Gonzalez, 2000 (p.887); Marques-Rojas & Zoppi de Roa, 2017 (p.495, Table 1, Rem.: p.502, abundance).
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudodiaptomus cokeri by geographical zones
Species Pseudodiaptomus cokeri - Distribution map 2issued from : T.C. Walter in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1989, 45 (3). [p.625, Fig.18].
Map of American continents showing the zoogeography of Pseudodiaptomus species.
Species Pseudodiaptomus cokeri - Distribution map 3
Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Belize, Venezuela, Bahia de Mochima, Porto Rico (Phosphorescent Bay)
N: 7
(950) F: 1,38-1,48; M: 0,94-1; (1012) F: 1,42; M: 0,96; {F: 1,38-1,48; M: 0,94-0,96}
Rem.: Incomplete data.
In Americanus species group (pelagicus subgroup) after Walter & al. 2006, p.203.
See Jacoby & Youngbluth (1983, Table 2 and 3): Life histories and characteristics of mating behavior for heterospecific and conspecific pairs in P. acutus.
Last update : 10/11/2018
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