Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Arietellidae ( Family )
            Arietellus ( Genus )
Arietellus sp.  Bradford, 1974   (F,M)
Syn.: Arietellus aculeatus : Farran, 1929 (p.210, 270, M, no F)
Bradford, 1974 a (p.530, figs.F,M, Rem.); Bradford-Grieve,1999 b (p.32, figs.F)
Species Arietellus sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.33, Fig.10].
Female (from equatorial N Atlantic): Ahabitus (dorsal); B, idem (right lateral side); C, A1; D, P5.

Male: E, habitus (dorsal); F, left lateral side); G, left A1; H, P5.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Arietellus sp. by geographical zones
Pacif. (E Australia, N New Zealand)), Atlant. (off Barbada, off Guyane)
N: 2
(35) M: 4,44; (74) F: 4,95; 4,86; M: 4,37; 4,29; {F: 4,44-4,95; M: 4,29-4,37}
Rem.: epipelagic.
According to Bradford-Grieve (1999 b, p.32) the species is very close to A. aculeatus.
Last update : 29/12/2014
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