Species Card of Copepod
Platycopioida ( Order )
    Platycopiidae ( Family )
        Platycopia ( Genus )
Platycopia pygmaea  Sars, 1919   (F,M)
Sars, 1919 (1921) (p.13, figs.F,M); M.S. Wilson, 1946 (p.9, Rem.F,M)
Species Platycopia pygmaea - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Vol. VII. Copepoda Supplement. Published by the Bergen Museum, (1919) 1921. [Pl. VII].
Female & Male.
Nota: Ri = endopodite.

Compl. Ref.:
Drira & al., 2010 (p.145, Tanl.2)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Platycopia pygmaea by geographical zones
Species Platycopia pygmaea - Distribution map 3
Chart of 1996
Norway (Korshavn); E Medit. (Tunisia: G. of Gabès)
N: 3
(132) F: 0,6; M: 0,52; {F: 0,60; M: 0,52}
Rem.: epibenthic, hyperbenthic.
This species is the firts mention in the Mediterranean Sea (in Drira & al., 2010.
Last update : 14/09/2010
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