Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia biuncata  Heptner, 1971   (Juv. F)
Heptner, 1971 (p.120, figs. juv.5 F); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.133: F characters)
Species Lucicutia biuncata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M.V. Heptner in Trudy. Inst. Okeanol., 1971, 92. [p.121, Fig.23].
Female (Copepodid V) (from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench).pbs, spine on outer margin of basipod of P1.

Species Lucicutia biuncata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresLucicutia biuncata 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 2-segmented endopod.
3 - Cephalosome with 2 pairs of lateral spinous projections, posterior pair stronger and curved anteriorly.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Lucicutia biuncata by geographical zones
NW Pacif. (Kuril Is.)
N: 1
(23) F (juv.5): 5,45
Rem.: bathy-abyssopelagic.
Last update : 16/01/2015
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