Species Card of Copepod
Monstrilloida ( Order )
    Monstrillidae ( Family )
        Monstrillopsis ( Genus )
Monstrillopsis ciqroi  Suarez-Morales, 1993   (F)
Ref.:
Suarez-Morales, 1993 a (p.351, Descr.F, figs.F); Grygier, 1995 a (p.57, 61); Suarez-Morales & al., 2006 (p.102, Tab.1)
Species Monstrillopsis ciqroi - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : E. Suarez-Morales in J. Crustacean Biol., 1993, 13 (2). [p.353, Fig.3].
Female (from Bahia de la Ascension, Yucatan Peninsula): a, head (left lateral view); b, habitus (lateral); c, urosome (dorsal); d, P5 (ventral).
Nota: Cephalothorax 0.65 of entire length of body. Oral papilla located 0.17 way back along cephalothorax. Eyes present; dorsal ocelli enlarged, round. P5 1-segmented with inner (endopodal) and outer (exopodal) ramus; inner ramus bearing 1 long seta and slightly shorter than outer ramus bearing 3 subequal setae; inner ramus with small protuberance anterior to seta. Urosome consisting of 5th pedigerous genital double somite, and 2 free abdominal somites. length ratio of genital double somite and abdominal somites 70.6:17.6:11.8 = 100. Genital double somite with dorsal incomplete suture (apparent intersegmental division in dorsal view) Ovigerous spine at least 3.4 times longer than urosome.


Species Monstrillopsis ciqroi - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : E. Suarez-Morales in J. Crustacean Biol., 1993, 13 (2). [p.354, Fig.4].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, left A1 (dorsal); c, right A1 (dorsal).
Nota: A1 4-segmented. Caudal rami about 1.3 times longer than wide, bearing 5 setae


Species Monstrillopsis ciqroi - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : E. Suarez-Morales in J. Crustacean Biol., 1993, 13 (2). [p.351].
Female: Armament formula of swimming legs.

Compl. Ref.:
Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.112)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Monstrillopsis ciqroi by geographical zones
Loc:
Mexico (bahia de la Ascension, Yucatan Peninsula)
N: 1
Lg.:
(756) F: 3,1; {F: 3,10}
Rem.: Depth sampling: 1.5 m.
Last update : 24/12/2008
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