Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oncaeidae ( Family )
        Oncaea ( Genus )
Oncaea rotundata  Boxshall, 1977   (F,M)
Ref.:
Boxshall, 1977 a (p.128, Descr.F, figs.F); Malt, 1982 (p.193); 1983 (p.107, figs.F,M, Descr.M); 1983 a (p.7, figs.F, Rem.)
Species Oncaea rotundata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Boxshall in Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), 1977, 31 (3). [p.129, Fig.14].
Female (from 18°N, 25°W): a, habitus (dorsal); b, A1 (ventral, segmentation only); c, A2 (anterior); d, Md (anterior); e, Mx1 (posterior); f, urosome (dorsal); g,Mxp (anterior); h, Mx2 (posterior).


Species Oncaea rotundata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : G.A. Boxshall in Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Zool.), 1977, 31 (3). [p.131, Fig.15].
Female: a-d, P1 to P4 (posterior).

Compl. Ref.:
Boxshall, 1977 b (p.549); Khelifi-Touhami & al., 2007 (p.327, Table 1)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Oncaea rotundata by geographical zones
Loc:
off Cape Verde Is., off E Azores, W Medit. (Gulf of Annaba)
N: 3
Lg.:
(139) F: 1,27-1,05; (700) F: 1,36-0,93; M: 1-0,89; {F: 0,93-1,36; M: 0,89-1,00}
Rem.: meso-bathypelagic.
According to Boxshall (1977, p.130) this species is closely related to O. obscura Farran, 1908 but it can be distinguished from it by the structure and armature of P4.
Last update : 27/01/2016
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