Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Aetideidae ( Family )
            Sursamucro ( Genus )
Sursamucro spinatus  Bradford, 1969   (F)
Bradford, 1969 b (p.488, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford & Jillett,1980 (p.78, figs.F, distribution chart); Markhaseva, 1996 (p.299, figs.F)
Species Sursamucro spinatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford in N.Z. Jl Mar. Freshw. Res., 1969, 3 (4). [p.490, Figs 112-127].
Female (from NE New Zealand: off Bay of Plenty): 112, habitus (dorsal); 113, forehead (ventral view); 114, habitus (lateral left side); 115, urosome (dorso-lateral left side); 116, P1; 117, A1; 118, P2; 119, P3; 120, P4; 121, Mx1; 122, Mxp; 123, P5 (from other specimen); 124, Md; 125, Mx2; 126, part of terminal spine on exopod of swimming leg; 127, A2.

Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment fused, 4th and 5th separate. Rostrum bluntly rounded. Posterior urosomal borders fringed with well defined teeth. A1 (24 segmented with annulate setae and some sensory filaments. P5 absent or rudimentaries. Upturned posterior points of the thorax.

Compl. Ref.:
Markhaseva, 1998 (p.250, Fig.3); Bradford-Grieve, 2004 (p.284)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Sursamucro spinatus by geographical zones
N New Zealand (off Bay of Plenty, continental slope off the west and east coast).

Type locality: 37°25'S, 137°30'E.
N: 2
(230) F: 6,45-6; {F: 6,00-6,45}
Rem.: ? hyperbenthic (1210-1697 m)
Last update : 01/02/2015
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