Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Pontella ( Genus )
Pontella alata  A. Scott, 1909   (F,M)
Syn.: Pontella cerami A. Scott, 1909 (p.163, Descr.M, figs.M); Sewell, 1948 (p.419); C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.291, figs.M)
Ref.:
A. Scott, 1909 (p.160, Descr.F, figs.F); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976) (p.775); Ohtsuka & al., 1987 (p.568)
Species Pontella alata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Scott in Siboga-Expedition, 1909, XIX a. [Plate LIII, Figs.8-13]. As Pontella cerami.
Male (from Banda Sea): 8, habitus (dorsal); 9, rostrum with lens on the basal part; 10, left A1; 11, right A1; 12, proximal marginal plate on right A1; 13, distal marginal plate on right A1; 14, endopodite of P1; 15, P5.


Species Pontella alata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Scott in Siboga-Expedition, 1909, XIX a. [Plate LI, Figs.11-15].
Female (North Coast of Celebes): 11,habitus (dorsal); 12, rostrum; 13, A1; 14, endopodite of P1; 15, P5.


Species Pontella alata - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : Mulyadi in Crustaceana, 2003, 76 (4). [p.392, Table I)•
Characteristic feature of five Pontella species groups in the Indo-West Pacific.


Species Pontella alata - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4). [Pl.27, Figs.402-403]. As Pontella cerami.
Male (from Caldera Bay anchorage, W Mindanao, Philippines): 402, habitus (dorsal); 403, P5.

NZ: 2

Distribution map of Pontella alata by geographical zones
Species Pontella alata - Distribution map 2issued from : S. Ohtsuka, A. Fleminger & T. Onbé in J. Crustacean Biol., 1987, 7 (3). [p.565, Fig.10].
Distribution of the Pontella alata group.
Arabic numerals show the number of individual tows containing one or more individuals of the species taken in the vicinity of the new record indicated by the symbol.
Loc:
Indonesia-Malaysia, Philippines, China Seas (East China Sea)
N: 2
Lg.:
(5) F: 3,58; M: 3,45; {F: 3,58; M: 3,45}
Rem.: epiplanktonic.
This species belong to "P.alata"-Group. (See above in Mulyadi, 2003, p.399, Rable I)
Last update : 28/01/2015
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