Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pseudocyclopiidae ( Family )
            Thompsonopia ( Genus )
Thompsonopia stephoides  (Thompson, 1895)   (F,M)
Syn.: Pseudocyclopia stephoides I.C. Thompson, 1895 (p.96, figs.F,M); Giesbrecht & Schmeil, 1898 (p.31); Sars, 1902 (1903) (p.71, figs.F,M); Rose, 1933 a (p.168, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1948 (p.483); Andronov, 1986 (p.296, figs.F,M, Juv.5, Rem.
Ref.:
Jaume & al., 1999 (p.394, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.713, 715, figs.F,M)
Species Thompsonopia stephoides - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : Andronov V.N. in Zool. Zh., 1986, 65 (2). [p.297, Fig.2].
Female: 1, habitus (lateral view); 2, dorsal; 3, P5; 4, P4.

Male: 6, left A1; 7, distal segments of right A1; 8, P4; 9, left P5; 10, right P5.


Species Thompsonopia stephoides - Plate 2 of morphological figures issued from : Sars G.O. in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all species. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Publ. by The Bergen Museum. 1903. [Pl. XLVII]. As Pseudocyclopia stephoides.
Female & Male.


Species Thompsonopia stephoides - Plate 3 of morphological figures issued from : Sars G.O. in An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, with short descriptions and figures of all species. Vol. IV. Copepoda Calanoida. Publ. by The Bergen Museum. 1903. [Pl. XLVIII]. As Pseudocyclopia stephoides.
Female;
R + a1 = rostrum and A1 (frontal view); M = Md; m = Mx1; mp1 = Mx2; mp2 = Mxp.
Nota: A1 20-segmented, 1st segment very large. A2 with endopod about twice as long as the exopod.

Compl. Ref.:
Holmes, 2001 (p.55)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Thompsonopia stephoides by geographical zones
Species Thompsonopia stephoides - Distribution map 2
Chart of 1996
Loc:
S Ireland, Liverpool Bay, Norway (Christiansund), Pas de Calais (in Brylinski, comm. pers..), Mauritania (Cap Blanc)
N: 5
Lg.:
(65) F: 1,2; M: ± 1,2; (504) F: 0,96-0,92; M: 0,94-0,88; (506) F,M: 1,2; {F: 0,92-1,20; M: 0,88-1,20}
Rem.: hyperbenthic (±50-100 m.
This species has been transfered from the genus Pseudocyclopia into the genus Thompsonia in Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.715, 716).
Last update : 01/02/2015
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