Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oncaeidae ( Family )
        Oncaea ( Genus )
Oncaea longipes  Shmeleva, 1968   (F,M)
Shmeleva, 1968 (p.1789, Descr.F, figs.F); 1969 (p.22, figs.F); 1979 (p.491, Descr.M, figs.M); Malt, 1982 (p.193); Krsinic & Malt, 1985 (p.189, Redescr. F,M, figs,F,M, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.287, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Oncaea longipes - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : A.A. Shmeleva in Bull. Inst. océanogr. Monaco, 1969, 68, n° 1393. [p.17, Fig.13].
Female (from S Adriatic Sea): a, habitus (dorsal); b, A2; c, Mxp; d-g, P1 to P4.

Species Oncaea longipes - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : A.A. Shmeleva in Zool. Zh., 1979, 58 (4). [p.491, Fig.1].
Male (from Alboran Sea): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, Mxp.

Compl. Ref.:
Böttger-Schnack, 1994 (p.277); 1996 (p.1086); 1997 (p.409); Krsinic, 1998 (p.1051); Hure & Krsinic, 1998 (p.104); Krsinic, 1998 (p.1051); Krsinic & Grbec, 2002 (p.127, tab.1); Nishibe & Ikeda, 2004 (p.931, Tab. 2); Nishibe & al., 2009 (p.491, Table 1: seasonal abundance);
NZ: 4

Distribution map of Oncaea longipes by geographical zones
Medit. (Alboran Sea, S Adriatic Sea, Lebanon Basin), Arabian Sea, Japan (Tosa Bay, Oyashio region)
N: 9
(683) M: 0,22; (685) F: 0,24; (686) F: 0,29-0,23; M: 0,27-0,25; {F: 0,23-0,29; M: 0,22-0,27}
Rem.: Mesopelagic (300-450 m). Epipelagic (0-10 m) in the West Mediterranean Sea (in Shmeleva, 1968).
The male described by Shmeleva (1979) from the Alboran Sea may belong to another species.
Last update : 26/01/2015
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