Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Pontella ( Genus )
Pontella novaezealandiae  Farran, 1929   (F,M)
Syn.: No Pontella novae-zealandiae : Voronina, 1962 a (p.68, 70, Rem.)
Ref.:
As Pontella novae-Zealandiae Farran, 1929 (p.210, 277, figs.F,M); Dakin & Colefax, 1940 (p.99, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1948 (p.419); Vervoort, 1957 (p.144, Rem.); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976) (p.834)]; Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.199, figs.F,M, Rem., figs.185, 194); Heinrich, 2006 a (Rem. p.191, 196)
Species Pontella novaezealandiae - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.P. Farran in British Antarctic (\"Terra Nova\") Expedition, 1910. Natural History Reports. Zoology. Vol. VIII. Crustacea, 1929. [p.278, Fig.32].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal view); b, distal part of prosome and urosome (dorsal view); c, urosome (dorsal view) showing accessory plate; d, urosome (right side); e, anterior portion of cephalon (right side); f, fifth feet.

Male: g, anterior portion of cephalon (left side); h, distal part of prosome and urosome (dorsal view); i, right A1; j, fifth feet.


Species Pontella novaezealandiae - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : Bradford-Grieve J.M. in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.180, Fig.130].
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (left lateral side); C, forehead and rostrum (left lateral side); D, urosome (dorsal); E, idem (right side); F, idem (left side); G, A1; H, A2; I, Md (mandibular palp); J, Md (masticatory blade); K, Mx1; L, Mx2; M, Mxp.


Species Pontella novaezealandiae - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : Bradford-Grieve J.M. in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.181, Fig.130 (facing page)].
Female: N, P1; O, P2; P, P3; Q, P4; R, P5.


Species Pontella novaezealandiae - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : Bradford-Grieve J.M. in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.182, Fig.131].
Male: A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (right lateral side); C, forehead and rostrum (left lateral side); D, urosome and P5 (dorsal); E, right A1; F, A2; G, Md; H, Mx1; I, Mx2; J, Mxp.


Species Pontella novaezealandiae - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : Bradford-Grieve J.M. in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.183, Fig.131 (facing page)].
Male: K, P1; L, P2; M, P3; N, P4; O, P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pontella novaezealandiae by geographical zones
Loc:
Australia (SE), New Zealand (North island: SW, N, NE)
N: 5
Lg.:
(25) F: 4,73; (35) F: 6,2-6; M: 5,4-4,9; (104) F: 5,1; M: 4,9; (909) F: 5,3-6,05; M: 4,5-5,4; {F: 4,73-6,20; M: 4,50-5,40}
Rem.: epiplagic.
For Heinrich (2006, p.196) the species is closely related to P. aculeata.
Last update : 28/01/2015
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