Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Discoidae ( Family )
            Paradisco ( Genus )
Paradisco nudus  Schulz, 1993   (F)
Schulz, 1993 (p.203, Descr.F, figs.F); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.109: fig.F); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.289, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Paradisco nudus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1993, 90. [p.202, Fig.3 G-N].
Female (NE Atlant.: off Cabo Finisterre); G, habitus (lateral left side); H, A1 (segments 21-25); I, A2; J, Md (ganthobase); K, Md (mandibular palp); L, Mx1; M, Mx2; N, Mxp.
Scale bars = 0.100 mm.
Nota: A1 26-segmented (distalmost segments 25 and 26 only weakly separated). A2 with exopod longer than endopod. Masticatory blade tapering distally into 2 unicuspidate teeth surrounded by numerous spinules. Mx1: 1st inner lobe with 2 setae, 2nd lobe vestigial (without setae); basis and endopod bearing 1 and 5 setae; exopod and 1st outer lobe with 5 and 4 setae, respectively. mx2 with 5 lobes bearing 3, 1, 1, 2 and 1 setae (5th with 1 very strong and curved seta).

Species Paradisco nudus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Schulz in Mitt. Hamb. Zool. Mus. Inst., 1993, 90. [p.204, Fig.4 ].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, forehead (ventral); C, urosome (ventral); D, P1 (aberrant specimen); E, P2; F, P3; G, P4; H, P5.
Scale bars = 0.100 mm.
Nota: Rostrum vestigial. P5 1-segmented, plate-like, and more or less rectangular, lacking any spines.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Paradisco nudus by geographical zones
NE Atlant. (Bay of Biscay)
N: 1
(367) F: 0,5-0,47; {F: 0,47-0,50}
Rem.: mesopelagic (400-600 m).
Last update : 27/01/2015
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