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

Table 5

Summary of characteristics of mature females in Alternochelata.


Shell length, mm1.361.18 mm1.371.27
Surface with ribs (r) or smooth (s)ssss
Incisur shallow or deep *Deep *Deep *Deep *Deep
No. of medial br. on rostrum (11–12)7?6
1st antenna
 no. of br. 2nd seg., d-la1–1–01–1–1?1–1–1
 no. of br. 3rd seg., d.-v1–11–1?1–1
 no. of br. 4th seg., d.-v1–31–3?1–3
 no. of fil. on sens. br.31?1
 no. of fil. on b.-br10?0
 no. of fil. on c.-br.31?1
 no. of fil. on g.-br.31?1
2nd antenna
 endop. no. of br.65(5–6)5
 endop. no. of br. on 2nd seg.21?1
 endop. no. of br. on 3rd seg.0, when presentabs.?abs.
 coxale + or − bifurcate endite++?+
 basale, no. of d. br. mid.-dist.3343
 basale, no. of thin v. br. *3 *3? *5
 basale, no. of stout v. br. *3 *3? *2
 basale, total no. of v. br.6677
 1st end. seg., no. of v. br.3223
 2nd end. seg., no. of d. br.7(5–6)57
 2nd end. seg., no. of v. br. excl. claw2242
 3rd end. seg., no. of br. excl. claw5535
 Maxilla, no. of br. on the 3 endites3–2–47–4–(5–6)?8–5–7
5th limb
 no. of br. on the 3 endites2–4–82–3–4?3–5–5
 ex. seg., no. of primary teeth23?3
 2nd ex. seg., no. of teeth23?3
 2nd ex. seg., + or − bi-or trifurcate teeth++?+
 3rd ex. seg., no. of br. on each lobe2–23–2?3–2
 4th + 5th segs. no. of br.5(3-4)?(2–4)
6th limb
 no. of epipodial br.22?(2–3)
 no. of br. endites3–3–4–33–3–3–2?3–3–3–2
 end-seg., no. of br.87?(6-7)
7th limb
 no. of terminal cleaning br.3–33–33–3 3–3
 no. of prox. cleaning br.2–22–22–2(1-2)–2
 no. of comb-teeth9–311–02–514–0
Furca, no. of main claws4444
Furca, no. of secondary claws6626
Lateral eyes, + or −++
Specimen Number, # = USNM#158488#141269#122908#158027

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

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