Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia anomala  Brodsky, 1950   (F,M)
Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.332, Descr.F, figs.F); Hülsemann, 1966 (p.705, figs.F); Heptner, 1971 (p.118, figs.F); Vidal, 1971 (p.26, Descr.M, figs.M); 1971 a (p.10, 20, 115, figs.F,M); Kos, 1976 (Vol.II, figs.F, Rem.); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.132: F).
Species Lucicutia anomala - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : K.A. Brodskii in Calanoida of the Far Eastern Seas and Polar Basin of the USSR. Opred. Fauna SSSR, 1950, 35 (Israel Program for Scientific Translations, Jerusalem, 1967) [p.332, Fig.230].
Female (from central part Arctic): habitus (dorsal and lateral left side); A2; S1, P1; S1 En, endopodit of P1; S5, P5; Do, urosome (dorsal).

Species Lucicutia anomala - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.718, Figs.62-63].
Female (from off E Azores): 62, P5; 63, urosome (dorsal).

Species Lucicutia anomala - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : M.V. Heptner in Trudy. Inst. Okeanol., 1971, 92. [p.119, Fig.22].
Female (from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench): r, rostrum; pbs, process on outer margin of basipod of P1.

Species Lucicutia anomala - Plate 4 of morphological figuresLucicutia anomala female: 1 - Characters following not combined : Prosome about 3 times longer than urosome. Cephalosome with slightly projecting and rounded anterior corners and well developed lateral spinous projections; anal somite about as long as wide; caudal rami 11.7 times longer than wide and bowed outwards at base, leaving elliptical space between rami proximally.
2 - P1 with 3-segmented endopod.
3 - Cephalosome without spinous projections .
4 - Genital double-somite symmetrical (dorsal view).
5 - Anal somite much shorter than caudal ramus.
6 - P5 with 2-segmented endopod.
7 - Caudal rami about 14 times longer than wide. Genital double-somite without ventral protrusion.

Compl. Ref.:
Harding, 1966 (p.17, 81); Dunbar & Harding, 1968 (p.319, 321); Vinogradov, 1968 (1970) (p.266); Grice & Hulsemann, 1965 (p.224); Kosobokova & Hirche, 2000 (p.2029, tab.2) ; Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.132: F); Galbraith, 2009 (pers. comm.); Kosobokova & Hopcroft, 2010 (p.96, Table 1, fig.7); Bucklin & al., 2010 (p.40, Table 1, Biol mol.); Kosobokova & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 2, fig.8, Rem.: Arctic Basins)
NZ: 4

Distribution map of Lucicutia anomala by geographical zones
Arct. (all polar Basins, Fletcher's Ice Is., Canada Basin), NE Atlant. (40°N), Kuril Is., off British Columbia
N: 11
(22) F: 2,7-2,5; (23) F: 2,25; (401) F: 2,58-2,43; M: 2,5-2,3; {F: 2,25-2,70; M: 2,30-2,50}
Rem.: Abysso & bathypélagic.
Last update : 12/04/2020
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