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Skistodiaptmous reighardi
Skistodiaptomus reighardi
Skistodiaptmous reighardi
Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Crustacea
Class Maxillopoda
Subclass Copepoda
Order Calanoida
Family Diaptomidae
Distinguishing Characteristics
  • Each caudal ramus with 5 setae
  • Third segment from the end of the right antenna without a process or hyaline lamella
  • Terminal claw of male 5th leg distincly angled
  • Endopod of the first leg has two segments
  • Left fifth leg of the male is shorter than the right but reaches beyond the first segment of the right exopod
  • Endopod of male fifth leg equal in length to the first exopod segment
  • Specimen approximately 1 mm long
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