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Calanoida ( Ordre )
    Lucicutiidae ( Famille )
        Lucicutia ( Genre )
Lucicutia maxima  Steuer, 1904   (F,M)
Syn.: Lucicutia grandis : Grice & Hülsemann, 1965 (p.224); no L. maxima : A. Scott, 1909 (p.127, figs.M); Wolfenden, 1911 (p.318); Sars, 1925 (p.211, figs. F); Sewell, 1932 (p.295, figs.M); Rose, 1933 a (part., p.193, Rem.F, figs. F); ? Gunther & Hardy, 1935 (1936) (p.179, Rem.); Tanaka, 1963 (p.49, figs.M); De Decker & Mombeck, 1964 (p.13); Tanaka & Omori, 1967 (p.240)
Steuer, 1904 (p.596, Descr.F, fig.F, non M); Wolfenden, 1905 a (p.22, Rem.); ? Farran, 1908 b (p.61, Rem.); Sewell, 1932 (p.295, figs.F, no M); Rose, 1933 a (p.194, Rem.M, fig.M); Hülsemann, 1966 (p.729, figs.F,M, Rem.); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.883, 945, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.132: F; p.133: M; p.131: figs.F,M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.342, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 1 de figures morphologiquesissued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.710, Figs.28-31].
Female: 28, A2; 29, Md (mandibular palp); 30, Md (biting edge); 31, Mx1.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 2 de figures morphologiquesissued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.712, Figs.32-36].
Female: 32, Mx2; 33, Mxp; 34, P1; 35, P5.

Male: 36, P5.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 3 de figures morphologiquesissued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.716, Figs.55-58].
Female: head (dorsal); 56, idem (lateral); 57, urosome (dorsal); 58, idem (lateral right side).
Nota: Spine-like protrusions on anterior of head smaller, directed downward. All females examined had a large anal flap (not shown by Steuer), anal segment swollen. Furca shorter than abdomen.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 4 de figures morphologiquesissued from : K. Hülsemann in Bull. Mar. Sc., 1966, 16 (4). [p.722, Figs.94-95].
Male: 94, head (dorsal); 95, urosome (dorsal).
Nota: Head with two small pointed protrusions on each side. Abdomen and furca one and one-half times contained in cephalothorax.. length of furca 2/3 of abdomen; furcal rami about 7 times longer than wide. Anal segment slightly shorter than preceding segment. Right A1 exceeding end of furca by 2 segments. 2nd basipodal segment of P1 with tube-like protrusion; endopod of P1 3-segmented. 2nd basipodal segment of right P5 straight with minute teeth on inner margin; 2 nd basipodal segment of left P5 protruded on distal inner corner with small teeth.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 5 de figures morphologiquesissued from : A. Steuer in Zool. Anz., 1904, 27 (19. [p.596, Fig.4].
Female: last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral).

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 6 de figures morphologiquesissued from : R. Stephen, 2007 : Data sheets of NIO, Kochi, India (on line).
Female (from Indian Ocean): a, habitus (dorsal); b, P1; d, rostrum.

Male: c, P5.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 7 de figures morphologiquesLucicutia maxima 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 with 2 pairs of spinous projections (1 anterolateral and 1 lateral).
4 - Anterolateral projections small, directed ventrally. Lateral margins of anal somite convex. Caudal rami shorter than urosome.

Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Planche 8 de figures morphologiquesLucicutia maxima male:
1 - P1 with 3-segmented endopod.
2 - Cephalosome with 2 pairs of spinous projections (1 anterolateral and 1 lateral).
3 - Anterolateral projections small; lateral projections directed ventrally.
4 - Anal somite slightly shorter than preceding somite; caudal rami about 7 times longer than wide.

Ref. compl.:
Grice, 1963 a (p.496); Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.18); 1968 (tab.2); Vinogradov, 1968 (1970) (p.277); Björnberg, 1973 (p.344, 387); Frontier, 1977 a (p.15); Madhupratap & Haridas, 1990 (p.310, fig.3, vertical distribution night/day; fig.7: cluster); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.70); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.110); Fernandes, 2008 (p.465, Tabl.2); Salah S. & al., 2012 (p.155, Tableau 1); El Arraj & al., 2017 (p.272, table 2, seasonal composition);
NZ: 7 + 1 douteuse

Carte de distribution de Lucicutia maxima par zones géographiques
Espèce Lucicutia maxima - Carte de distribution 3Issued from : M. Madhupratap & P. Haridas in J. Plankton Res., 12 (2). [p.310, Fig.3].
Vertical distribution of calanoid copepod (mean +1 SE), abundance No/100 m3. 12- Lucicutia maxima.
Night: shaded, day: unshaded.
Samples collected from 6 stations located off Cochin (India), SE Arabian Sea, November 1983, with a Multiple Closing Plankton Net (mesh aperture 300 µm), in vertical hauls at 4 depth intervalls (0-200, 200-400, 400-600, 600-1000 m).
? Antarct., sub-Antarct., off E Canary Is., off Morovccan Atlantic Coast, Cap Ghir (Morocco), G. of Mexico, Bermuda, ? Lisbon, ? Ireland, Madagascar (Nosy Bé), W Indian, Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea, China Seas (South China Sea), SE Pacif., off Juan Fernandez Is., N-S Chile (also sub-Antarct.)
N: 20
(21) F: 9,3-7,8; M: 7,8-7,7; (1034) F: 8,7; (1068) M: 7,4; {F: 7,80-9,30; M: 7,70-7,80}
Rem.: Bathypélagique.
Du fait des synonymies certaines répartitions géographiques sont à confirmer.
Voir aussi les remarques en anglais
Dernière mise à jour : 24/10/2022

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