Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Lucicutiidae ( Family )
        Lucicutia ( Genus )
Lucicutia magna  Wolfenden, 1903   (F,M)
Syn.: Lucicutia atlantica Wolfenden, 1904 (p.121, Descr.F); Farran, 1905 (p.44); Pearson, 1906 (p.25, Rem.); Wolfenden, 1911 (Rem.: p.316, fig.F as Disseta atlantica: lapsus calami); Sars, 1925 (p.217, figs.F,M); Rose, 1933 a (p.196, figs.F,M); Jespersen, 1934 (p.105); 1940 (p.51); Lysholm & al., 1945 (p.35); Sewell, 1948 (p.503, 508, 514, 547); Davis, 1949 (p.56, Rem.F,M); C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.255); Mazza, 1966 (p.71:?); Bainbridge, 1972 (p.61, Appendix Table III: occurrence); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.84); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.110); Hernandez-Trujillo & Esqueda-Escargera, 2002 (in Appendix);
Lucicutia gracilis Sars, 1905 c (p.8); Yamaguchi & al., 2002 (p.1007, tab.1); Ikeda & al., 2006 (p.1791, Table 2);
no Lucicutia magna (M): Wilson, 1932 a (p.130, fig.M)
Ref.:
Wolfenden (in Fowler, 1903, p.124, Descr.M); Farran, 1908 b (p.62); 1926 (p.276); Wolfenden, 1911 (p.316, figs.F); Farran, 1929 (p.209, 264); Wilson, 1932 a (part., p.130, figs.F); Sewell, 1947 (p.174); Tanaka, 1963 (p.36, figs.F,M, Rem.); Hülsemann, 1966 (p.727, fig.M); Owre & Foyo, 1967 (p.77, figs.F,M, Rem.); Bradford, 1970 a (p.357, fig.M); Roe, 1984 (p.358); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.830: tab.5); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.883, 945, figs.F,M); Bradford-Grieve,1999 b (p.105, figs.F,M, Rem., figs.177, 191); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.133: F; p.135: M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.341, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : O. Tanaka in Publs Seto Mar. Biol. Lab., 1963, XI (1). [p.37, Fig.165].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, head (left lateral side); c, urosome (left lateral side); d, P5.
Nota: the urosome segments and furca are in the proportional lengths as 27:17:14:13:29 = 100.

Male: e, habitus (dorsal); f, P5.
Nota: the urosome segments and furca are in the proportional lengths as 11:18:16:14:10:31 = 100. The furcal rami 5-times as long as wide.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.106, Fig.70].
Female (from 45°52'S, 171°18'E): A, urosome (dorsolateral); B, P1; C, P5.

Male (from 42°24.5'S, 174°01.8'E): D, urosome (dorsal); E, P5.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford in N.Z. Jl Mar. Freshw. Res., 1970, 4 (4). [p.357, Fig. 45].
Male (off Kaikoura, New Zealand): 45, P5
Scale bar represents 0.1 mm.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.O. Sars in Résult. Camp. Scient. Prince Albert I, 69, pls.1-127 (1924). [Pl.LIX, figs.1-12]. As Lucicutia atlantica.
Female: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, P1; 3, P5; 4, anal segment and caudal rami (dorsal).

Male: 5, P5.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 5 of morphological figuresIssued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.728, Fig.119].
Male: 119, P5.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Die Marinen Copepoden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 1911. [p.317, Fig.59].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, posterior part cephalothorax and urosome (lateral, left side).


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Die Marinen Copepoden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 1911. [Pl.XXXV, Fig.5]. As Disseta atlantica.
Female: 5, urosome (dorsal).


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 8 of morphological figuresissued from : R.-M. Barthélémy in These Doc. Univ. Provence (Aix-Marseille I), 1999. [Fig.17, D, E].
Female: D, external ventral view genital double-somite.
gp = gonoporal plate; opercular pad arrowed; asterisk = cuticular outgrowth hidding the gonoporal plates.
Scale bars: 0.100 mm (D); 0.020 (E).


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 9 of morphological figuresissued from : H.B. Owre & M. Foyo in Fauna Caribaea, 1, Crustacea, 1: Copepoda. Copepods of the Florida Current. 1967. [p.77, Fig.499].
Female: 499, P5.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 10 of morphological figuresLucicutia magna 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 not with 2 pairs of lateral spinous projections, but with other forms.
4 - Distal 4 to 5 segments of A1 reaching beyond tip of caudal ramus.
5 - Caudal rami shorter than urosome and 5 times longer than wide.
6 - Terminal setal element of P5 up to half the length of 3rd exopodal segment.


Species Lucicutia magna - Plate 11 of morphological figuresLucicutia magna male:
1 - P1 with 2-segmented endopod;
2 - Caudal rami less than 10 times longer than wide.
3 - Inner distal corner of basis of P5 without strong spine.
4 - Inner margin of basis of left P5 ornamented with 2 pointed process at midlength; basis of right leg with 1 spinous process.

Compl. Ref.:
Hardy & Gunther, 1935 (1936) (p.179, Rem.); Sewell, 1948 (p.330, 521, 549); De Decker & Mombeck, 1964 (p.13); Grice & Hulsemann, 1965 (p.224); Furuhashi, 1966 a (p.295, vertical distribution in Kuroshio region, Table 9); 1967 (p.17); Park, 1970 (p.477); Roe, 1972 (p.277, tabl.1, tabl.2); Björnberg, 1973 (p.343, 387); Deevey & Brooks, 1977 (p.256, tab.2, Station "S"); Pipe & Coombs, 1980 (p.223, Table II, vertical occurrence); Vives, 1982 (p.293); Suarez & al., 1990 (tab.2); Suarez & Gasca, 1991 (tab.2); Suarez, 1992 (App.1); Webber & Roff, 1995 (tab.1); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.70); Kotani & al., 1996 (tab.2); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.110); Razouls & al., 2000 (p.343, tab. 5, Appendix); Holmes, 2001 (p.18); Fernandes, 2008 (p.465, Tabl.2); Galbraith, 2009 (pers. comm.); Park & Ferrari, 2009 (p.143, Table 4, Appendix 1, biogeography); Medellin-Mora & Navas S., 2010 (p.265, Tab. 2); Bonecker & a., 2014 (p.445, Table II: frequency, horizontal & vertical distributions); Fierro Gonzalvez, 2014 (p.1, Tab. 3, 5, occurrence, abundance)
NZ: 19

Distribution map of Lucicutia magna by geographical zones
Loc:
Antarct. (SW Atlant., Indian, SW Pacif.), South Georgia, sub-Antarct. (SW Atlant.), Malvinas Is., South Africa (E), G. of Guinea (off Lagos), off Morocco-Mauritania, Canary Is., off Canary Is., off Portugal, Azores, Brazil,off Rio de Janeiro, Barbada Is., Caribbean Sea, Jamaica, Caribbean Colombia, G. of Mexico, Florida, Sargasso Sea, off Bermuda (Station "S"), off Woods Hole, S Strait of Davis, S Iceland, Wyville Thomson Ridge, Faroe Is., Porcupine Bank, off W Ireland, Bay of Biscay, off W Cape Finisterre, Ibero-moroccan Bay, Medit. (NW Basin), Indian, Bay of Bengal, Philippines, China Seas (South China Sea), Japan (Izu, Onagawa), Tori Is., Station Knot, NE Pacif., off British Columbia, S California, New Zealand (Kaikoura, E South Island, NE North Island, off N), N Tasman Sea, W Ecuador, off E Easter Is., N Chile
N: 58
Lg.:
(1) F: 3,5; (21) F: 3,9-3,4; M: 3,4-3,1; (26) F: 3,6; M: 3,43-3,15; (35) F: 3,9; (38) F: 3,36; (45) F: 3,5; (59) F: 3,8-3,4; M: 3,4; (199) F: 3,57-3,12; M: 3,34-3,12; (313) M: 3,55; (909) F: 3,3-3,9; M: 3,2-3,3; {F: 3,12-3,90; M: 3,10-3,55}
Rem.: epi, meso & bathypelagic.
Sampling depth (Antarct., sub-Antarct.) : 500-1000 m. Sargasso Sea: 500-1500 m (Deevey & Brooks, 1977, Station "S"); 570-580 m (Pipe & Coombs, 1980 at 60°N, 07°W).
Certain locality records in the Pacific require confirmation.
Last update : 18/01/2021
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