Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Pseudochirella ( Genus )
Pseudochirella calcarata  Sars, 1920   (juv. F)
Sars, 1920 c (p.5, Rem.F); 1925 (p.89, figs.F); Sewell, 1948 (p.500); Bradford & Jillett, 1980 (p.66); Markhaseva, 1996 (p.253, Rem.: juv.F)
Species Pseudochirella calcarata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from: G.O. Sars in Résult. Camp. Scient. Prince Albert I, 69, pls.1-127 (1924). [Pl.XIII, figs. 15-21].
juvenil Female (46°31'20''N, 50°13'W): 15, habitus (dorsal); 16, idem (lateral left side); 17, forehead (lateral); 18, rostrum (frontal view); 19, A2; 20, P1; 21, P3.

Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment fused, thoracic segment 4 and 5 separate with ached suture.
Rostrum shorter than P. cryptospina.
Thoracic posterior corners strongly protruded, each ending by strong spine.
Genital segment imperfectly developed, same appearance than the followings.
Basipod 1 without true spines on the inner margin, but hairs before the plumose seta.
Endopodite of P2 with 2 segments.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pseudochirella calcarata by geographical zones
NE Atlant. (Bay of Biscay)
N: 1
(1) juv.F: 3,7
Rem.: Not found since its description.
Last update : 30/01/2015
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