Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Oithona ( Genus )
Oithona gessneri  Kiefer, 1954   (F)
Ferrari & Bowman , 1980 (p.10: Rem); Reid, 1985 a (p.27, figs.F, Rem.); Rocha, 1985 (p.215: Rem.);
Compl. Ref.:
Dussart, 1984 (p.25, 64: occurrence): Dussart & Defaye, 1985 (p.10)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Oithona gessneri by geographical zones
Brazil, Venezuela (rivers)
N: 1
(652) F: 0,5; {F: 0,50}
Rem.: fresh water - ? brackish.
Ferrari & Bowman (1980, p.10) point to in Kiefer (1956, p.262) exopod 1 is identified as exopod 2. This species can be readily separated from O. bjornbergae.
Last update : 11/12/2017
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