Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Oithona ( Genus )
Oithona sp.1  Ferrari & Bowman, 1980   (F)
Ferrari & Bowman, 1980 (p.20, figs.F)
Species Oithona sp.1 - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : F.D. Ferrari & T.E. Bowman in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1980, 312. [p.21, Fig.13 a-c].
Female (from Caribbean area): a, forehead (lateral); b, urosome (lateral left side); c, P4.
Nota: Prosome/Urosome = 1.1. Forehead terminating in small pointed rostrum laterally. Basipod 2 of Md elongate, with 2 large spines bearing spinules; endopod with 4 setae (1st and 4th longer and plumose). Number of external spines: P1: 1-1-3; P2: 1-1-3; P3: 1-1-2; P4: 1-1-2. Endopodal segment 1 of P4 with internal seta missing, endopodal segment 2 proximal seta missing, distal straight with flange on distal1/5, endopodal segment 3 proximal seta missing. Knob near genital opening with long flexible seta, shorter, stiff spine ventrally, and reduced spine dorsally.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Oithona sp.1 by geographical zones
Venezuela (Carupano Harbour)
N: 1
(624) F: 0,74; {F: 0,74}
Last update : 26/01/2015
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