Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Pseudocyclopoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopidae ( Family )
            Pseudocyclops ( Genus )
Pseudocyclops obtusatus  Brady & Robertson, 1873   (F)
Syn.: no P. obtusatus latisetosus Sewell, 1932 (p.330, figs.M); Silas, 1972 (p.649, Rem.)
Brady & Robertson, 1873 (p.128, figs.F); Brady, 1878 (p.84, figs.F,M); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.126); Sars, 1902 (1903) (p.131, figs.F,M); Thompson & Scott, 1903 (p.235, 250); Rose, 1924 c (p.482); Sars, 1925 (p.346); Rose, 1933 a (p.247, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.167, fig.F); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.978, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Pseudocyclops obtusatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : M. Rose in Faune de France, 1933, 26. [p.248, Fig.312]. After G.O. Sars.
Female: Habitus (lateral); Rostrum and P5.

Male: P5.

Compl. Ref.:
T. Scott, 1902 (p.454, Rem.); Pearson, 1906 (p.29); Rose, 1924 d (p.482); Sewell, 1948 (p.323, 431); Vervoort, 1964 a (p.13); Shih & al., 1971 (p.207); Othman & Greenwood, 1989 (p.74); Holmes, 2001 (p.10); Brylinski, 2009 (p.253, Tab.1); Dvoretsky & Dvoretsky, 2010 (p.991, Table 2)
NZ: 6

Distribution map of Pseudocyclops obtusatus by geographical zones
Species Pseudocyclops obtusatus - Distribution map 3
Chart of 1996
N Hudson Bay (in Wilson, 1936 d), Azores, Ireland (Roundstone Bay, Galway, Cork), Inchkeith, Firth of Forth, Forth estuary, English Channel, Pas de Calais, Norway (Oslo fjord), Barents Sea, North Sea, Medit. (Banyuls), N Indian (Socotra Is., Sri Lanka) (in Thompson & Scott, 1903 (p.235, 250)
N: 10
(65) F: 0,8; M: 0,7; (497) F,M: 0,77; {F: 0,77-0,80; M: 0,70-0,77}
Rem.: hyperbenthic. Shallow water form after Pearson (1906, p.29) at Roundstone Bay; Donegal: amongst Laminaria; Bantry Bay, surface.
Occurred in the washings of some dredged material from the NW end of Inchkeith (Scotland).
Last update : 09/05/2016
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