Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia cinerea  Heptner, 1971   (F)
Ref.:
Heptner, 1971 (p.122, Descr.F, figs.F); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.133: F)
Species Lucicutia cinerea - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M.V. Heptner in Trudy. Inst. Okeanol., 1971, 92. [p.122, Fig.24].
Female (Kuril-Kamchatka Trench). r, rostrum.


Species Lucicutia cinerea - Plate 2 of morphological figuresLucicutia cinerea 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 lateral spinous projections.
4 - Genital double-somite symmetrical (dorsal view).
5 - Anal somite much shorter than caudal ramus.
6 - P5 with 3-segmented endopod.
7 - Characters not combined between distal 3 to 4 segments of A1 reaching beyond tip of caudal ramus and body length less than 3mm.
8 - Cephalosome without projections.
9 - Terminal setal element of P5 about equal to length of 3rd exopodal segment; body length over 2 mm.
10 - Caudal rami about 7 times longer than wide.
11 - Genital double-somite about 1.2 times longer than wide.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Lucicutia cinerea by geographical zones
Loc:
NW Pacif. (Kuril Is.)
N: 1
Lg.:
(23) F: 4,25; {F: 4,25}
Rem.: abyssopelagic (3800-7100 m).
Last update : 16/01/2015
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