Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Parapontellidae ( Family )
            Parapontella ( Genus )
Parapontella brevicornis  (Lubbock, 1857)   (F,M)
Syn.: Pontellina brevicornis Lubbock,1857 (p.407, figs.F,M)
Ref.:
Brady, 1878 (p.69, figs.F,M); Bourne, 1889 (p.148); Giesbrecht, 1892 (p.501, figs.F,M); Sars, 1903 (p.145, figs.F,M); ? Wolfenden, 1905 (1906) (p.1022); Rose, 1929 (p.46); Rose, 1933 a (p.266, figs.F,M); Massuti Alzamora, 1942 (p.98, figs.F, Rem.); Demir, 1959 (p.176, Rem.: p.177, figs.F); Vilela, 1968 (p.28, figs.F); Razouls, 1972 (p.95, Annexe: p.96); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.156, p.157: figs.F,M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.485, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Published by the Bergen Museum, 1903. [Pl.XCVII].
Female & Male.
Nota: R = rostrum


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.O. Sars in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Published by the Bergen Museum, 1903. [Pl.XCVIII].
Female & Male.
Nota: M = Md; m = Mx1; mp1 = Mx2; mp2 = Mxp.


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf. 31, Fig.28 ].
Female: 28, A1 (ventral view).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.31 , Figs.33, 34]
Female: 33, P1 (anterior view); 34, P5.
B = basipodite; Ri = endopod; Ri 1-2 = endopod segments 1 and 2; Re = exopod; St = teninal seta; Se = outer seta; Si = inner seta


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 5 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. - Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.31 , Fig. 22].
22, P2 (anterior view).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 6 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892, 19 , Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.38, Fig.41].
Female: 41, urosome (ventral).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 7 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892, 19 , Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.38, Fig.46].
Female: 46, urosome (lateral).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 8 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892, 19 , Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.38, Fig.43].
Female: 43, habitus (dorsal).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 9 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892, 19 , Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.38, Fig.45].
Male: 45, urosome (dorsal).


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 10 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.31 , Figs.17, 18, 19 ].
Male: 17, A2 (posterior view); 18, Md (posterior view); 19, Mxp2.


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 11 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.31 , Figs.27, 29, 30 ].
Male: 27, right A1 (above vew); 29, Mx2 (posterior view); 30, P5 (anterior view).
L = lobes; Sp = spine.


Species Parapontella brevicornis - Plate 12 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.31 , Fig.35 ].
Male: 35, mx1 (anterior view).

Compl. Ref.:
Gadeau de Kerville, 1894 (p.81); Rose, 1925 (p.152); Sewell, 1948 (p.432, 465, 523); Gaudy, 1962 (p.93, 99, Rem.: p.114) ; Duran, 1963 (p.24); Mazza, 1966 (p.72); 1967 (p.354: Rem.); Champalbert, 1969 a (p.601); Dowidar & El-Maghraby, 1970 (p.269); Apostolopoulou, 1972 (p.328, 369); Desgouille, 1973 (p.1, 131, Rem.: p.138); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.85); Castel & Courties, 1982 (p.417, Table II, fig.4, spatial & monthly distribution); Williams & Collins, 1985 (p.28); Jansa, 1985 (p.108, Tabl.I, II, III, IV; Brylinski, 1986 (p.457, spatial variations); Kouwenberg, 1994 (tab.1); d'Elbée, 2001 (tabl. 1); Holmes, 2001 (p.32, Rem.); Beaugrand & al., 2002 (p.179, figs.5, 6); CPR, 2004 (p.58, fig.172); Vallet & Dauvin, 2004 (p.539, tab.2); Valdés & al., 2007 (p.104: tab.1); Mageed, 2006 (p.168, Table 4); Brylinski, 2009 (p.253: Tab.1, p.256: Rem.); Eloire & al., 2010 (p.657, Table II, temporal variability); Mazzocchi & Di Capua, 2010 (p.426); Belmonte & al., 2013 (p.222, Table 2, abundance vs stations); Benedetti & al., 2016 (p.159, Table I, fig.1, functional characters); Benedetti & al., 2018 (p.1, Fig.2: ecological functional group); Richirt & al., 2019 (p.3, Table 1, fig.2, 3, 4, 5, abundance changes vs years 1998-2014, table 2: diversity index); Belmonte, 2018 (p.273, Table I: Italian zones)
NZ: 3 + 1 doubtful

Distribution map of Parapontella brevicornis by geographical zones
Species Parapontella brevicornis - Distribution map 3
Chart of 1996
Loc:
Portugal, Arcachon Bay N Bay of Biscay, Ireland, Bristol Channel, English Channel (Roscoff, Granville, Plymouth), Pas de Calais (Wimereux), W Norway, Shetland Is., Liverpool Bay, North Sea, Medit. (Alboran Sea, Algiers, Balearic Sea, G. of Lion, Banyuls, Thau Lagoon, Marseille (rare), Toulon Harbour, Liguro-provençal Channel, Napoli, Gulf of Taranto, S Adriatic Sea, Aegean Sea, Dardanelles = Hellespont, Lebanon, Alexandriea Bardawill Lagoon), ? Indian (Maldive-Laccadive Is.) (in Wolfenden, 1905)
N: 48 (N Atlant.: 23; Médit. : 21; NW Indian: 1)
Lg.:
(1) F: 1,55; M: 1,35; (46) F: 1,6-1,37; M: 1,55-1,25; (327) F: 1,34-1,27; {F: 1,27-1,60; M: 1,25-1,55}
Rem.: neritic; hyperbenthic.
See remarks in Pontella mediterranea.
After Benedetti & al. (2018, p.1, Fig.2) this species belonging to the functional group 2 corresponding to small ambush feeding carnivorous.
Last update : 06/02/2020
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