Species Card of Copepod
Monstrilloida ( Order )
    Monstrillidae ( Family )
        Monstrilla ( Genus )
Monstrilla capitellicola  Hartman, 1961   (F)
Ref.:
Hartman, 1961 (p.327, figs.F); Grygier, 1995 a (p.35, 61); Suarez-Morales, 2011 (p.8)
Species Monstrilla capitellicola - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : O. Hartman in Zool. Anz., 1961, 164 (9-12). [p.328, Fig.1].
Female (from La Jolla canyon, California): 1, habitus (lateral); 2, specimen enclosed in host, Capitella capitata oculata (left lateral view); 3, A1; 4, abdomen showing genital setae (ventral view); 5, P5, showing inner lobe and outer setae.
Nota: Adult females, still enclosed in the capsular sheat of the imago; freed of the sheat and host (fig.1) they are somewhat longer and slenderer.
Anterior end of the head bluntly rounded, and A1 directed ventrally.
Eyes present (obscured by the pigment areas.
Not mouth.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Monstrilla capitellicola by geographical zones
Loc:
California (Los Angeles-La Jolla)
N: 1
Lg.:
(740) F: 1,74; {F: 1,74}
Last update : 13/08/2011
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