Species Card of Copepod
Monstrilloida ( Order )
    Monstrillidae ( Family )
        Cymbasoma ( Genus )
Cymbasoma gracile  Gurney, 1927   (F,M)
Syn.: Monstrillopsis gracilis : Isaac, 1975 (n° 144/145, p.3, 6, 9, fig.F); Grygier, 1995 a (p.65); ? Holmes, 2001 (p.62);
no Monstrillopsis dubia : Vilela, 1968 (p.45, figs.F);
Cymbasoma gracilis : Oliveira Dias & Costa Bonecker, 2007 (p.284: Rem); Oliveira Dias & al., 2008 (p.248, tab.1)
Ref.:
Gurney, 1927 (p.169, figs.F,M); Al-Kholy, 1963 (p.134, fig.F); Dias & Araujo, 2006 (p.92, figs.F, Rem., chart, as C. gracilis); Suarez-Morales & al., 2006 (p.104, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.160, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Cymbasoma gracile - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.A. Al-Kholy in Publs mar. biol. Stn Ghardaqa, 1963, 12. [p.132, Figs.26-31].
Female (from Al-Ghardaqa, Red Sea): 26, habitus (ventral); 27, A1; 28, P4; 29, right P5; 30, left P5; 31, urosome.

Nota: A1 4-segmented with 2 spines + 2 long setae at apex; abdomen 2-segmented; genital spine half the total length of body.


Species Cymbasoma gracile - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : C. de O. Dias & A.V. Araujo in Atlas Zoopl. reg. central da Zona Econ. exclus. brasileira, S.L. Costa Bonecker (Edit), 2006, Série Livros 21. [p.92].
Female (from Brazil).

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1949 (p.142, Rem.); Grygier, 1994 a (p.28); 1995 a (p.65); Dias & Bonecker, 2007 (p.270, 272, fig.3, tab.II)
NZ: 2 + 1 doubtful

Distribution map of Cymbasoma gracile by geographical zones
Species Cymbasoma gracile - Distribution map 2issued from : C. de O. Dias & A.V. Araujo in Atlas Zoopl. reg. central da Zona Econ. exclus. brasileira, S.L. Costa Bonecker (Edit), 2006, Série Livros 21. [p.31].
Chart of occurrence in Brazilian waters (sampling between 16°-18° S).
Nota: sampling 2 specimens.
Loc:
[? Irlande W, ? Canal de Bristol], Canal de Suez (Suez, Lacs Amer), Mer Rouge, Brazil (Natal--Pontal do Sul, Bahia State)
N: 4
Lg.:
(178) F: 1,84-1,8; M: 1,13; (728) F: 2; (995) F: 1,28-1,86*; (997) F: 0,9-1,97*; {F: 0,90-2,00; M: 1,13}
*: caudal rami excluded.
Last update : 01/12/2012
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