Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Augaptilidae ( Family )
            Euaugaptilus ( Genus )
Euaugaptilus curtus  Grice & Hülsemann, 1967   (F,M)
Grice & Hülsemann, 1967 (p.18, 31, figs.F,M); Matthews, 1972 (p.29)
Species Euaugaptilus curtus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice & K. Huisemann in Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1967, 122 (3583). [p.58, Figs.180-186].
Female: 180, habitus (dorsal); 181, idem (lateral right side); 182, forehead (lateral); 183, Md (mandible palp); 184, Md (biting edge); 185, Mx1.
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment incompletely separate, 4th and 5th fused. Urosome 3-segmented, genital segment longer than the two following combined. Rostrum with 2 slender filaments. A1 exceeds end of furca by about 5 segments. A2 exopod 8-segmented. Mandible palpus uniramous 5-segmented, the last three each bearing 1 seta, blade with 2 strong double teeth and one smaller tooth adjacent to the seta. 1st inner lobe of Mx1with 6 spines, 2nd and 3rd inner lobes rudimentary, 2nd basal segment and endopodal with 1 seta, exopod carrying 1 very long and 1 small terminal seta and 1 slender subterminal seta, external lobe with 2 setae. Number of setae on lobes 1-6 of Mx2: 3, 2, 2, 3, 2, 3, respectively; 7 setae on the endopod. Mxp bearing 1, 3, 3, 2, 2 setae on the lobes of the basipod.

Male: 186, P5.
Nota: Left A1 geniculate. Segmentation of mandible palpus incomplete. 1st inner lobe of Mx1 with 5 spines. Abdomen 5-segmented

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Euaugaptilus curtus by geographical zones
W Indian (14°N, 70°E)
N: 1
(67) F: 2,81; M: 2,49; {F: 2,81; M: 2,49}
Rem.: bathypelagic. Within a depth range of 1000-2000 m (Matthews, 1972).
The species resembles E. longiseta.

In ''affinis"" Group after Matthews (1972, p.64) {See remarks in Euaugaptilus genus}
Last update : 03/01/2015
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