Species Card of Copepod
Harpacticoida ( Order )
    Tisbidae ( Family )
        Volkmannia ( Genus )
Volkmannia attenuata  Boxshall, 1979   (F)
Boxshall, 1979 (p.220, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Volkmannia attenuata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Boxshall in Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), 1979, 35 (3). [p.221, Fig.9].
emale (from 20°N, 21°W): A, habitus (dorsal); B, caudal ramus; C, genital area; D, A1; E, Mxp; F, P1; G, P5;
Scales 0.1 mm unless otherwise indicated.
Nota: Prosome very broad (possibly due to distortion).

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Volkmannia attenuata by geographical zones
NE Atlant. (off N Cape Verde)
N: 1
(138) F: 1,18; {F: 1,18}
Rem.: For Boxshall (1979, p.222) this species can be distinguished from V. forficula by the elogate endopod of P1 and by the proportions of P5 and caudal rami
Last update : 02/02/2015
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