Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Parapontellidae ( Family )
            Neopontella ( Genus )
Neopontella typica  A. Scott, 1909   (F,M)
Syn.: Neopontia typica : Sewell, 1948 (p.553, lapsus calami)
A. Scott, 1909 (p.185, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.156, p.157: fig.F)
Species Neopontella typica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Scott in Siboga-Expedition, 1909, XIX a. [Plate LV, Figs.1-15].
Female (from Halmahera Sea): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, last thoracic and genital segments (left side); 3, rostrum; 4, A1; 5, A2; 6, Md; 7, Mx1; 8, Mx2; 9, Mxp; 10, P12; 11, P3; 12, P5.

Nota: P5 without endopod. A1 18-segmented, 3rd and 4th segments very small, the last segment is indidistinctly segmented at the distal end. The A2, Md, Mx1, Mx2 and Mxp, almost similar to those of Parapontella brevicornis.

Male: 13, urosome (dorsal); 14, right A1; 15, P5.
Nota: Urosome 4-segmented.

Compl. Ref.:
Nishida, 1985 (p.133)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Neopontella typica by geographical zones
Indonesia-Malaysia (Halmahera Sea), SW Japan (Kabira Bay, Ishigaki Is.)
N: 2
(5) F: 1,13; M: 1; {F: 1,13; M: 1,00}
Last update : 24/01/2015
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