Species Card of Copepod
Monstrilloida ( Order )
    Monstrillidae ( Family )
        Monstrillopsis ( Genus )
Monstrillopsis sarsi  Isaac, 1974   (M)
Isaac, 1974 (p.137, figs.M); 1975 (n°144/145, p.6, 9, figs.M); Grygier, 1995 a (p.75); Suarez-Morales & al., 2006 (p.104: Rem., Tab.1)
Species Monstrillopsis sarsi - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : M.J. Isaac in J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K., 1974, 54. [p.136, Fig.8].
Male (from Bristol Channel): A-B, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); C, anterior part of cephalothorax and right A1 (dorsal); D, abdomen (ventral); E, P3.
A same scale as B; C same scale as D.

Species Monstrillopsis sarsi - Plate 2 of morphological figuresIssued from : E. Suarez-Morales, A. Bello-Smith & S. Palma in Zool. Anz., 2006, 245. [p.103, Table 1]. Structural characteristics.
Morphological characters for comparative morphology of the species assigned to the genus Monstrillopsis by different authorities. See : M. chilensis, M. dubioides, M. fosshageni, reticulata, dubia, Cymbasoma gracilis, M. ferrari, M. zernovi, M; angustipes, Monstrillopsis sp.

Compl. Ref.:
Suarez-Morales, 2011 (p.12)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Monstrillopsis sarsi by geographical zones
Bristol Channel
N: 1
(731) M: 1,2; {M: 1,20}
Rem.: For Suarez-Morales & al. (2006, p.104), the inclusion in this genus seems to be correct: 4 caudal setae, well developed eyes, absence of P5, 3 postgenital somites, and a proximal hyaline lobulated process on the distal antennular segment
After Lee J. & al. (2016, p.421), male genitalia with a relatively short median shaft with its posterolateral corners extended as elongate lappets belong subgroup ''Type II'' (Suarez-Morales & McKinnon, 2014).
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