Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia curvifurcata  Heptner, 1971   (F)
Heptner, 1971 (p.127, Descr.F, figs.F); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.132: F)
Species Lucicutia curvifurcata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M.V. Heptner in Trudy. Inst. Okeanol., 1971, 92. [p.128, Fig.26].
Female (from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench). Pbs I, spine-like on outer margin of basipod of P1.

Species Lucicutia curvifurcata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresLucicutia curvifurcata female: 1 - 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.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Lucicutia curvifurcata by geographical zones
NW Pacif. (Kuril-Kamchatka Trench)
N: 1
(23) F: 9,5; {F: 9,50}
Rem.: abyssopelagic (3860-7100 m).
Last update : 16/01/2015
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