Species Card of Copepod
Monstrilloida ( Order )
    Monstrillidae ( Family )
        Monstrilla ( Genus )
Monstrilla anglica  Lubbock, 1857   (M)
Syn.: Monstrilla danae (M) Claparède, 1863;
no M. anglica : T. Scott, 1904 (p.246, figs.F); Wilson, 1932 a (p.394);
Cymbasoma herdmani Thompson, 1888
Bourne, 1890 b (p.573, 576, figs.M, Rem.); Giesbrecht, 1892 (p.586); van Breemen, 1908 a (p.209, figs.M, ? F); Pesta, 1920 (p.246, figs.F); Rose, 1933 a (p.345, figs.M, Rem;); Sewell, 1949 (p.134, figs.M, Rem.); Isaac, 1975 (p.6, 8, figs.M); McAlice, 1985 (p.632, 633, Rem.); Suarez-Morales & Escamilla, 2001 (p.1442 & suiv.: Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.185, figs.M, Rem.) ; Suarez-Morales, 2011 (p.12: Rem.)
Species Monstrilla anglica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : R.B.S. Sewell in The John Murray Expedition, 1933-34, Scientific Reports, IX (2), 1949. [p.135, Fig.37].
Male (from Nankauri Harbour, Nicobar Is.): A, abdomen (lateral right side); B, idem (ventral); C, A1.
Nota: Proportional lengths of the anterior and posterior regions of the body as 76 to 24. Abdomen 4-segmented. Caudal rami widely divergent, each ramus bears 6 setae (5 subequal, 6th arises from the dorsal aspect. A1 5-segmented, proportional lengths as 17:17:14:27:25 = 100; the joint between the 4th and 5th segments hinged.

Compl. Ref.:
Citarella, 1982 (p.791, 799, frequency, Tableau II, V); 1989 (p.123, abundance); Grygier, 1995 a (p.9, 12, 24, 60); ? Alvarez-Cadena & al., 1998 (tab.1); Bernier & al., 2002 (p.651, tab.1)
NZ: 4 + 2 doubtful

Distribution map of Monstrilla anglica by geographical zones
? Bay of Shédiac (in Citarella, 1982, 1984), British Is., English Channel, ? Medit. (Malta), Is. Nicobar Is., Viet-Nam, ? Caribbean Sea (Puerto Morelos)
N: 7
(662) M: 1,27; {M: 1,27}
Rem.: It is possible that the females of M. gracilicauda or M. investigatoris belong to this species.
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