Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Clausocalanoidea ( Superfamily )
        Scolecitrichidae ( Family )
            Puchinia ( Genus )
Puchinia obtusa  Vyshkvartzeva, 1989   (F)
Ref.:
Vyshkvartzeva, 1989 a (p.29, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Puchinia obtusa - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : N.V. Vyshkvartseva in Zoolol. Zh., 1969, 68 (4). [p.31, Fig.1].
Female (from 43°52'N, 149°49'E): 1, habitus (lateral); 2, forehead (lateral); 3, rostrum (frontal view); 4-6, last thoracic segments and urosome (right side, left side, ventral, respectively); 7, genital segment and urosomite 2 (ventral); 8, Mx2; 9, P5.


Species Puchinia obtusa - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : N.V. Vyshkvartseva in Zoolol. Zh., 1969, 68 (4). [p.32, Fig.2].
Female: 1, A2; 2, Md palp; 3, Mx1; 4, Mxp; 5, P1; 6, P2 (incomplete); 7, P3 (incomplete); 8, P4 (incomplete)


Species Puchinia obtusa - Plate 3 of morphological figuresIssued from : V.N. Andronov in Russian Acad. Sci. P.P. Shirshov Inst. Oceanol. Atlantic Branch, Kaliningrad, 2014. [p.84, Fig.21: 14]. Puchinia obtusa after Vyshkvartzeva, 1989 a.
Female P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Puchinia obtusa by geographical zones
Loc:
NW Pacif. (Kuril-Kamchatka)

Locality type: 43°52' N, 149°49' E.
N: 1
Lg.:
(527) F: 2,95; {F: 2,95}
Rem.: Abyssal, hyperbenthic ?

After Vyshkvartseva (1989 a, p.38) the genus is well distinguished from the other genera of the Scolecitrichidae by its specific posterior angle spines of the cephalothorax, peculiar shape of the rostrum and P5. Sampling depth: 5628 m.
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