Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Pontellopsis ( Genus )
Pontellopsis bitumida  C.B. Wilson, 1950   (F,M)
Ref.:
C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.305, figs.F,M); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976)
Species Pontellopsis bitumida - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.30, Fig.453].
Female (from Philippines Islands): 453, habitus (dorsal).


Species Pontellopsis bitumida - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.30, Fig.456].
Female: 456, P5.


Species Pontellopsis bitumida - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. National Museum. Bull.100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.30, Fig.454].
Male: 454, habitus (dorsal).


Species Pontellopsis bitumida - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in U.S. natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.30, Fig.455].
Male: 455, right A1.


Species Pontellopsis bitumida - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : C.B. Wilson in Bull. U.S. Natn Mus., 100, 14 (4), 1950. [Pl.30, Fig.457].
Male: 457, P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Pontellopsis bitumida by geographical zones
Loc:
Philippines
N: 1
Lg.:
(137) F: 1,77; M: 1,54; {F: 1,77; M: 1,54}
Rem.: For C.B. Wilson (1950, p.306) this species can be recognized by the perfect symmetry of the urosome in the female and the long sickle-shaped spine at the right posterior corner of the metasome in the male.
Last update : 29/01/2015
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