Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Pseudeuchaeta ( Genus )
Pseudeuchaeta major  (Wolfenden, 1906)   (F)
Syn.: Autanepsius major Wolfenden, 1906 (p.39, Descr.F, fig.F); 1911 (p.350, fig.F, Rem.F);
Vervoort, 1957 (p.70, Rem.); Bradford & Jillett, 1980 (p.64); Markhaseva, 1986 b (p.1897); 1996 (p.249, figs.F); Markhaseva & Schulz, 2006 a (p.153)
Species Pseudeuchaeta major - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Die Marinen Copepoden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 1911. [p.351, Fig.79]. As Autanepsius major.
Female (from NE off St. Paul Island): a, part of chitinous structure seta of Mxp; b, Md (mandibular palp.

Species Pseudeuchaeta major - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : E.L. Markhaseva & K. Schulz in Invert. Zool., 2006, 3 (2). [p.153, Table 2].
Selected character for Pseudeuchaeta major female.

Species Pseudeuchaeta major - Plate 3 of morphological figuresPseudeuchaeta major female:
1 - Posterior corners of last thoracic segment prolonged into small points.
2 - Endopodal segment 2 of Md with 5 setae. Points of last thoracic segment covering less than 1/3 of genital segment length.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudeuchaeta major by geographical zones
Atlant. equatorial (off NE St. Paul Is.)
N: 1
(238) F: 8,15; {F: 8,15}
Rem.: Bathypelagic
Last update : 29/01/2015
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