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Review Article

Review and Catalog of the Ostracode Family Rutidermatidae (Crustacea: Myodocopa)

Table 11

Summary of characteristics of juvenile males and females of Rutiderma tridens. (Only juvenile specimens have been found for this species and so it was not included with adult females or males.)

Sexmalefemale

MaturityA-1A-1
Shell length, mm1.320.87
Surface with ribs (r) or smooth (s)rr
Incisur shallow or deep *Shallow *Shallow
No. of medial br. on rostrum (infold)5(3–5)
1st antenna
 no. of br. 2nd seg., d-la1–11–1
 no. of br. 3rd seg., d.-v1–11–1
 no. of br. 4th seg., d.-v1–21–2
 no. of fil. on sens. br.22
 no. of fil. on b-br.00
 no. of fil. on c.-br.00
 no. of fil. on g.-br.11
2nd antenna
 endop. no. of br. on 1st seg.43
 endop. no. of br. on 2nd seg.3abs.
 endop. no. of br. on 3rd seg.2abs.
Mandible
 basale, no. of d. br. mid.-dist.22
 basale, no. of thin v. br. *5 *5
 basale, no. of stout v. br. *2 *2
 basale, total no. of v. br.77
 1st end. seg., no. of v. br.(3–4)(3–4)
 2nd end. seg., no. of d. br.33
 2nd end. seg., no. of v. br. excl. cl.22
 3rd end. seg., no. of br. excl. cl.77
Maxilla, no. of br. on the 3 endites??
5th limb
 no. of br. on the 3 endites??
 1st ex. seg., no. of primary teeth44
 2nd ex. seg., no. of teeth33
 2nd ex. seg., + or − bi-or trifurcate teeth++
 3rd exop. seg., no. of br. on each lobe3–23–2
 4th + 5th segs. no. of br.55
6th limb
 no. of epipodial br.22
 no. of br. on the 4 endites3–2–(1-2)–13–2–(1-2)–1
 end-seg., no. of br.66
7th limb
 no. of terminal cleaning br.2–22–2
 no. of prox. cleaning br.2–22–2
 no. of comb-teeth8–25–2
Furca, no. of main claws33
Furca, no. of secondary claws33
Lateral Eye, + or −++
Specimen Number, # = USNM#152829#156686

abs.: absent; br.: bristles; d: dorsal; dist.: distal; endop.: endopodite; ex.: exopod; fil.: filaments; no.: number; prox.: proximal; seg.: segment; sens: sensory; unk.: unknown; v: ventral, *: after Poulsen [10].

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