Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Bathypontioidea ( Superfamily )
        Bathypontiidae ( Family )
            Temorites ( Genus )
Temorites kanaevae  (Björnberg, 1976)   (F)
Syn.: Bathypontia kanaevae Björnberg, 1976 (p.198, Descr.F, figs.F)
Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.21)
Species Temorites kanaevae - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : T.K.S. Bjornberg inBolm. Zool. Univ. S. Paulo, 1976, 1. [p.199, Figs.8-9].
Female (rom off SE Salvador: Brazil): 1, A2; 2, Mxp; 3, rostrum ; 4, rostrum and mouth region (lateral); 5, habitus (lateral right side); 6, Mx1; 7, last metasomal segments and 1st urosomal segment (lateral left side; 8, Md (mandibular palp); 9, P1.
Scale bar: 1 mm (1, 4, 5); 0.20 mm (2, 6, 7, 8, 9); 0.10 mm (3).
Nota: last metasomal segment terminating in an almost square lappet, with posterior dorsal points, partly covering the 1st urosomal segment. A1 24-segmented, reaching beyond the genital segment. Rostrum duck-bill shaped with a little pointed protuberance to the left of its anterior margin.

Species Temorites kanaevae - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : T.K.S. Bjornberg inBolm. Zool. Univ. S. Paulo, 1976, 1. [p.201, Figs.12-17].
Female: 12, Front view of the labrum and partial view of the labial armature; 13, Md (masticatory edge); 14, A1; 15, Mx2; 16, P5; 17, P3.
Scale bar: 1 mm (14, 17); 0.20mm (12, 15); 0.10 mm (13, 16).

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Temorites kanaevae by geographical zones
Brazil (off S Recife)
N: 1
(318) F: 7,05; {F: 7,05}
Rem.: meso-bathypelagic.
For Bjornberg (1976, p.202) this species is possibly the female of T. longicornis (Tanaka, 1965).
Last update : 01/02/2015
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