Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oncaeidae ( Family )
        Oncaea ( Genus )
Oncaea infantula  Gordejeva, 1972   (F,M)
Gordejeva, 1972 (p.967, figs.F,M); Malt, 1982 (p.193); Böttger-Schnack, 2005 (p.206: Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.284, figs.F,M, Rem.); Böttger-Schnack & Schnack, 2013 p.13: Table 3, p.21, Rem.)
Species Oncaea infantula - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K.T. Gordejeva in Zool. Zh., 1975, 54 (12). [p.967, Fig.3].
Female (from 3°59'06''N, 14°55'08''W): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, urosome (dorsal); 3, A2; 4, Mx2; 5-8, P1 to P4.

Male: 9, urosome (dorsal); 10, Mx2.

Compl. Ref.:
Greze & al., 1985 (p.8); Nishibe & al., 2009 (p.491, Table 1: seasonal abundance);
NZ: 3

Distribution map of Oncaea infantula by geographical zones
off Sierra Leone, Ibero-moroccan Bay, E Mediterranean Sea (in Vives & Shmeleva, 2010, p.286), Japan (Tosa Bay)
N: 3
(689) F: 0,45-0,42; M: 0,35; {F: 0,42-0,45; M: 0,35}
Rem.: Depths: 200-500 m.
For Böttger-Schnack & Schnack (2013, p.21)appears to have an intermediate position between the ornata-group andthe rotunda-group.
Last update : 02/12/2016
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