Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudodiaptomidae ( Family )
            Pseudodiaptomus ( Genus )
Pseudodiaptomus galleti  (Rose, 1957)   (F,M)
Syn.: Mazellina galleti (M) Rose, 1957 (p.242, figs.M, no F)
Vervoort, 1965 (p.97); Walter, 1984 (p.380, Rem.); Kimmerer & al., 1985 (p.427); Walter, 1986 (p.133, 136, Redescr.F, figs.F,M, Rem.); 1986 a (p.503); 1987 (p.368, 374, Rem.F, M, figs.F,M); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.893, Pl.166: F,M)
Species Pseudodiaptomus galleti - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Rose in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., 1957, 2ème ser., XXIX (2). [p.241, Fig.4]. As Mazellina Galleti.
Male: Abd, urosome (dorsal; D, habitus (dorsal); L, idem (lateral left side); A1 dr, right A1; A2, antenna; d a, P5; d l, right P5 (lateral view); d p, right P5 (posterior view).

Species Pseudodiaptomus galleti - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Rose in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., 1957, 2ème ser., XXIX (2). [p.242, Fig.5]. As Mazellina Galleti.
Male: Md, mandible; A2, antenna; Mxp1, maxilla; Mxp2, maxilliped.

Species Pseudodiaptomus galleti - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : M. Rose in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., 1957, 2ème ser., XXIX (2). [p.243, Fig.6]. As Mazellina Galleti.
Male: 6, swimming legs P1 to P4.

Species Pseudodiaptomus galleti - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : T.C. Walter in J. Plankton Res., 1986, 8 (1). [p.137, Fig.3].
Female: A, dorsal); B, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral right side); C, prosome (lateral view); D, P5 (posterior).

Male: E, habitus (dorsal); F, prosome (lateral view); G, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral right side); H, urosomal segments 1-2 (ventral); I, A1 (elongated hooked spine on segment 10); J, A1 (segment 17 with dorsal flange); K, P5 (posterior view; L, P5 (anterior view); M, endopod of right lefg of P5 (from Japan form).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment not fused. Head with dorsal hump. Pediger 1 with small posterodorsal fleshy protuberances. exopod 1 of left P5 with small medial spine, and left P5 exopod 2 broad with short terminal spine.

Compl. Ref.:
McKinnon & al., 2008 (p.844: Tab.1)
NZ: 4

Distribution map of Pseudodiaptomus galleti by geographical zones
Viet Nam, Philippines, Japan, W Australia (Shark Bay, North Cape)
N: 5
(863) F: 1,22-1,30; M: 1-1,10; (998) M: 0,95; {F: 1,22-1,30; M: 0,95-1,10}
Rem.: brackish - marine.
In Ramosus species group (serricaudatus subgroup) after Walter & al. 2006, p.203.
Last update : 10/01/2020
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