Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Pontella ( Genus )
Pontella whiteleggei  Krämer, 1896   (F,M)
Ref.:
Krämer, 1896 (p.720, figs.F,M); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.142); Heinrich, 1967 (p.1011, figs.F,M, Rem.); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976 ) (p.777); Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.202, figs.F,M, Rem., figs.185, 194)
Species Pontella whiteleggei - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.K. Heinrich in Zool. Zh., 1967, 46 (7). [p.1012, Fig.3].
Female (from SW Pacif.): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, forehead (lateral); 3, urosome (dorsal); 4, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral right side); 5, urosome (ventral); 6, rostrum; 7, P5; 8-13, details on abdominal segments.


Species Pontella whiteleggei - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : A.K. Heinrich in Zool. Zh., 1967, 46 (7). [p.1012, Fig.4].
Male: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, forehead (lateral); 3, last thoracic segment with P5 and urosome (lateral left side); 4, rostrum; 5, A1; 6, right P5; 7, left P5; 8, terminal segment of left P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.408); Heinrich, 1960 a (p.43: fig.1, p.46: fig.2); Heinrich, 1969 (p.1461)
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Pontella whiteleggei by geographical zones
Species Pontella whiteleggei - 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 whiteleggei - 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.
Loc:
Australia (New South Wales), off New Caledonia (E, SE), off New Zealand (N & NE), Japan Sea (in Marukawa, 1921, p.8), Pacif. (SE tropical)
N: 4
Lg.:
(47) F: 5; M: 4,9; (270) F: 6,1-5,3; M: 5,2-4,7; (909) F: 6,2; M: 5,2-5,3; {F: 5,00-6,20; M: 4,70-5,30}
Rem.: epipelagic.
Last update : 29/01/2015
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