Home|Search|Identify|Taxonomic tree|Quiz|About this site|Feedback
Developed by ETI BioInformatics
Characteristics, distribution and ecology
Taxonomische classification
Synonyms and common names
Literature references
Images, audio and video
Links to other Web sites

Giesbrecht, 1888

Females: P4 Exp2 has leaf-like spines. More characters can be accessed by backtracking the key:
Page 703

It is very difficult to distinguish between Paracalanus aculeatus, Paracalanus campaneri and Paracalanus denudatus. Bjørnberg (1980) refers to the difference in the shape of the receptaculum seminis in P. campaneri and P. aculeatus as the main difference between these two species.

Males: Right P5 extending as far as proximal third of left leg segment 3. More characters can be accessed by backtracking the key:
Page 1201

Paracalanus aculeatus