Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia longifurca  Brodsky, 1950   (F,M)
Brodsky, 1950 (1967) (p.335, Descr.M, figs.M); Hülsemann, 1966 (p.723); Heptner, 1971 (p.132, Descr.F, figs.F, Rem.M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.134: M)
Species Lucicutia longifurca - 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.335, Fig.233].
Male (from NW Pacific): habitus (dorsal); S1, P1; S5 Ri, right P5; Le, left P5.

Species Lucicutia longifurca - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : M.V. Heptner in Trudy. Inst. Okeanol., 1971, 92. [p.133, Fig.29].
Female (from Kuril-Kamchatka Trench). r, rostrum; pbs I, spine-like on outer margin of basipod of P1.

Species Lucicutia longifurca - Plate 3 of morphological figuresLucicutia longifurca male:
1 - P1 with 3-segmented endopod.
2 - Cephalosome without lateral projections.
3 - Right A1 reaching at most 2 segments beyond tip of caudal rami.
4 - Caudal rami about 11 times longer than wide.

Compl. Ref.:
Yamaguchi & al., 2002 (p.1007, tab.1); Ikeda & al., 2006 (p.1791, Table 2); Homma & Yamaguchi, 2010 (p.965, Table 2); Homma & al., 2011 (p.29, Table 2, abundance, feeding pattern: suspension feeders)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Lucicutia longifurca by geographical zones
Japan (NE), Station Knot, Pacif. (NW) , Kuril-Kamchatka Trench, Bering Sea (S Aleutian Basin)
N: 6
(22) M: 5,9; (23) F: 6,05; M: 5,87; {F: 6,05; M: 5,87-5,90}
Rem.: Abysso & bathypelagic (1000-4000 m).
Last update : 16/01/2015
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