By Letterio Guglielmo, Adrianna Ianora, M.G. Mazzocchi, G. Zagami, L. Guglielmo, N. Crescenti, J. Hure
The Antarctic represents the final of the world's nonetheless unexplored continents. when you consider that 1985, Italy has despatched 9 expeditions to this zone, making it the most scientifically lively countries within the Antarctic. Italy has equipped an everlasting base there and has all started a scientific selection of information and samples that allows you to give a contribution to our realizing of this ordinary and intensely attention-grabbing continent. inside of this framework, Italy has additionally carried out study in a sub-Antarctic zone of significant clinical curiosity, the Straits of Magellan. This zone, with its attribute oceanography and biota, represents a transition element among the faunal assemblages of temperate and antarctic seas. This atlas at the zooplankton is a crucial contribution to the examine of the faunal assemblages of the area of the Straits and should with a bit of luck be by means of others. The initiative is a part of an enormous software introduced by way of the Italian Ministry of Universities and medical and Technological learn to advertise the exploration of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic seas, the purpose of that is to maintain one of many Earth's biggest and so much undisturbed normal laboratories.
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368, fig. 258 - Vervoort, of B2 of both legs bearing small bump with 1951: p. 144, figs. 80, 81 - 1957: p. 138, fig. cluster of short blunt denticles. This latter 131 - Tanaka 1964b: p. 77, fig. 212 - Tanaka feature is reported only for right B2 by Brodskii (1950). and Omori, 1971: p. 259, fig. 5a. Augaptilus zetesios Wolfenden, 1902: p. 369, pI. 3. 39mm (10 specimens) Female. 51 times longer than wide. Last thoracic somite narrowly rounded at distal corners. Al exceeds end of furca by distal 4-5 segments.
62 figs. 9-12-Brodskii, 1950: p. 351, fig. 246 - Grice, 1962: p. 222, pI. 24 figs. 10, 11 - Tanaka, 1964a: p. 13, fig. 179a-e - Mazza, 1965: p. 401, figs. 2c,f,g, 3-5, 6a - Arcos, 1975: p. 22, pI. 8 figs. 68-70. 59mm (9 specimens) Female. Large species, easily recognized for its prolonged forehead ending with a sharp spine. Rostrum bearing two long, fine filaments. Postero-Iateral comers of last thoracic somite rounded. Al exceeds caudal rami by about 2 segments. Proportional lengths of cephalothorax and abdomen 68: 32; proportional lengths of abdominal somites and furca 42: 15: 12: 12: 19 = 100.
1984). In the present study, L. clausi was present from 50-500m throughout the Pacific area of the Straits of Magellan, with maximum abundances from 400-500m. Lucicutia c1ausi 45 c 100 jim 1-----------1 c B l00~lm I-------l A A. B ... 100 jim 1------'----11 F. 1A-F. Lucicutia clausi. Female: Awhole animal dorsal view; B whole animal lateral view; C abdomen lateral view; D genital somite with conspicuous ventral protrusion in lateral view; E AI; F PI 46 Systematic Account l00 )J m 1---------"1 A.