Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Pontella ( Genus )
Pontella tenuiremis  Giesbrecht, 1889   
Syn.: Pontella fera (M) Dana,1849;
Pontellina (Eupontellina) tenuiremis : Claus,1893
Ref.:
Giesbrecht, 1892 (p.462, 478, 774, figs.F,M); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.144, Rem. F,M); Thompson & Scott, 1903 (p.236, 252); Wilson, 1942 a (p. (p.204, figs.F); C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.300, Rem.); Grice, 1962 (p.239, figs.M); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976 )(p.834); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.201, figs.F,M, fig. 194)
Species Pontella tenuiremis - Plate 1 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.40, Figs.3, 4, 7].
Female: 3, habitus (dorsal); 4, urosome (lateral); 7, idem (ventral).


Species Pontella tenuiremis - Plate 2 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.40, Fig.37].
Female: 37, forehead (lateral).


Species Pontella tenuiremis - 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.24, Fig.24].
Female: 24, P5 (anterior view).


Species Pontella tenuiremis - 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.24, Figs.25, 26].
Male: 25, left P5 (anterior view); 26, right P5 (anterior view).


Species Pontella tenuiremis - 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.24, Fig.6].
Male: 6, right A1 (segments 19-21).


Species Pontella tenuiremis - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice in Fish. Bull. Fish and Wildl. Ser., 1962, 61. [p.238, Pl.34, Figs.4-7].
Male (from 00°00'03'S, 157°00'E): 4,habitus (dorsal); 5, forehead (lateral); 6, P5; 7, left P5.


Species Pontella tenuiremis - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Fleminger in Tulane Stud. Zool., 1957, 5 (2). [p.20, Fig.13].
Female: 13, Md (cutting edge)
Nota: compare with the Md of P. mimocerami Fleminger, 1957, p.20, fig.12.


Species Pontella tenuiremis - Plate 8 of morphological figuresIssued from : O.E. Garrote, E. Suarez-Morales & A. Morales-Ramirez in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 2015, 128 (2). [p.148, Table 1].

Nota: Compare P. tenuiremis with other members of the Pontella fera species group: See P. fera, P. chierchiae and P. cocoensis.
GS = genital double-somite; 5PS = fifth pedigerous somite; EXP = exopod.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.392); Heinrich, 1960 a (p.43: fig.1, p.46: fig.2); Fagetti, 1962 (p.35); Sherman, 1963 (p.216: fig.2, p.218: fig.6, p.221: fig.10, p.223: fig.13, p.224: fig.14); Heinrich, 1964 (p.86: fig.4, 91: fig.7); 1967 (p.1013); Sherman, 1967 (p.23, Rem.); Fleminger, 1967 a (tabl.1); Heinrich, 1969 (p.1457, fig.3); Morris, 1970 (p.2301); Guangshan & Honglin, 1984 (p.118, tab.); M. Lefèvre, 1986 (p.33); Heinrich, 1988 (p.89, fig.11); Alvarez-Silva & al., 2003 (p.737: tab.2); in CalCOFI regional list (MDO, Nov. 2013; M. Ohman, comm. pers.)
NZ: 9

Distribution map of Pontella tenuiremis by geographical zones
Species Pontella tenuiremis - Distribution map 2issued from : A.K. Heinrich in Zool. Zh., 1967, 46 (7). [p.1013, Fig.5].
Distibution of three species of Pontella from SW Pacific (Cruise of the R/V 'Vytiaz', december 1 to 5 february 1957.
Points = stations; 2, square = P. tenuiremis; triangle = P. asymmetrica; circle = P. whiteleggei.
Species Pontella tenuiremis - Distribution map 3Issued from : A.K. Heinrich in Trudy Inst. Okeanol., 1960, 41. [p.43, Fig.1].
Distribution in the equatorial and tropical West Pacific of seven species of Pontellidae (Cruise of the R/V 'Vityaz', November 1957 to December 1958.
1: Stations; 2: Pontellopsis villosa; 3: Pontella fera; 4: Labidocera acutifrons; 5: Pontella whiteleggi; 6: Pontella tenuiremis; 7: Pontella chierchiae; 8: Labidocera acuta.
Species Pontella tenuiremis - Distribution map 4issued from : A.K. Heinrich in Zool. Zh., 1969, 48 (10) [p.1459, Fig.3].
Distribution of two species of Pontallidae in the Pacific Ocean.
1: occurrence of Pontella tenuiremis; 2: Labidocera acuta; 3: stations.
Loc:
Sri Lanka, Indian (rare), Philippines, China Seas (East China Sea), Pacif. (W equatorial), off New Zealand (N), Pacif. (tropical & sub-tropical), Moorea Is., Hawaii, off California, British Columbia, G. of Tehuantepec, Galapagos, NE Easter Is., off Peru, off Chile
N: 16
Lg.:
(46) F: 2,8; M: 2,65; (101) M: 2,8; {F: 2,80; M: 2,65-2,80}
Rem.: epipelagic.
See remarks in P. mimocerami.
This species belongs to "P. fera"-Group (See in P. fera in Mulyadi, 2003, Table I).
Last update : 15/03/2016
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