Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Sapphirinidae ( Family )
        Sapphirina ( Genus )
Sapphirina sinuicauda  Brady, 1883   (F,M)
Syn.: Saphirina sinuicauda Brady, 1883 (p.129, figs.F,M)
Ref.:
Giesbrecht, 1892 (p.620, 642, 775, figs.F,M); Thompson & Scott, 1903 (p.240, 287); A. Scott, 1909 (p.258, Rem.); Rose, 1933 a (p.316, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1947 (p.268); Crisafi & Mazza, 1966 (p.567, 569, 606, figs.F,M, Rem.); Chen & al., 1974 (p.49, figs.F,M); Zheng & al., 1982 (p.122, figs.F,M); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.991, Pl.228: F,M); Conway & al., 2003 (p.244, figs.F,M, Rem.); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.387, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : Q.-c Chen & S.-z. Zhang & C.-s. Zhu in Studia Marina Sinica, 1974, 9. [Pl.13, Figs.1-7].
Female (from China Seas): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, A2; 3, exopod of P3.

Male: 4, habitus (dorsal); 5, A2; 6, P2; 7, P4


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : P. Crisafi & J. Mazza in Atti Soc. pelorit. Sci. fis. mat. nat., 1966, XII (3/4). [p.607, Fig.28].
Female (from Strait of Messina): habitus (dorsal).


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : P. Crisafi & J. Mazza in Atti Soc. pelorit. Sci. fis. mat. nat., 1966, XII (3/4). [p.607, Fig.29].
Male: A, habitus (dorsal); B, 3rd segment endopodite of P2.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : Z. Zheng, S. Li, S.J. Li & B. Chen in Marine planktonic copepods in Chinese waters. Shanghai Sc. Techn. Press, 1982 [p.122, Fig.75].
Female: a, habitus (dorsal); b, caudal rami (dorsal); c, A2; d, P2; e, P4; f, endopod of P4.

male: g, habitus (dorsal); h, caudal rami (dorsal); i, A2; j, P2; k, P4.

Scale bars in mm.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : C. Lehnhofer in Wiss. Ergebn. dt. Tiefsee-Exped. ''Valdivia'', 1929, 22 (5). [p.294, Fig.28, 1-2a].
Female: 1, A2; 2a, endopodite 3 of P2.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : C. Lehnhofer in Wiss. Ergebn. dt. Tiefsee-Exped. ''Valdivia'', 1929, 22 (5). [p.293, Fig.27, A].
A, caudal rami.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 7 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.52, Figs.33, 34].
Female: 33, caudal rami (dorsal); 34, habitus (dorsal).


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 8 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.53, Fig.42].
Female: 42, A2.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 9 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.53, Figs.50].
Female: 50, P4 (endopod).


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 10 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.54, Fig.70].
Female: 70, Mx1.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 11 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.52, Fig.31].
Male: 31, habitus (dorsal).


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 12 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.54, Fig.26].
Male: 26, P2 (endopod).


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 13 of morphological figuresIssued from : W. Giesbrecht in Systematik und Faunistik der Pelagischen Copepoden des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. – Fauna Flora Golf. Neapel, 19, 1892. Atlas von 54 Tafeln. [Taf.54, Fig.36].
Male: 36, Mxp.


Species Sapphirina sinuicauda - Plate 14 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.S. Brady in Rep. Scient. Results Voy. Challenger, Zool., 1883, 8 (23). [Pl. XLIX, Figs.7-10].

Compl. Ref.:
Thompson, 1888 d (p.149: as sinuicaudata); Cleve, 1904 a (p.197); Mazza, 1967 (p.367); Rajaram & Krishnaswamy, 1980 a (p.154); Kovalev & Shmeleva, 1982 (p.86); Guangshan & Honglin, 1984 (p.118, tab.); Yoo, 1991 (tab.1); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.77); Noda & al., 1998 (p.55, Table 3, occurrence); Lo & al., 2004 (p.89, tab.1); Mazzocchi & Di Capua, 2010 (p.429)
NZ: 11

Distribution map of Sapphirina sinuicauda by geographical zones
Loc:
South Africa (E & W), G. of Guinea, Venezuela, Chesapeake Bay, Medit. (Alboran Sea, NW Basin, Ligurian Sea, Tyrrhenian Sea, Strait of Messina, Malta, N & S Adriatic Sea), Red Sea, Arabian Sea, Laccadive Is., off Sri Lanka, Durban, Madagascar (Nosy Bé), Indonesia-Malaysia, Philippines, China Seas (Yellow Sea, East China Sea, South China Sea), Taiwan (N: Mienhua Canyon), S Japan (Kuchinoerabu Is.), off Japan, Pacif. (W equatorial)
N: 32
Lg.:
(46) F: 2,15-1,9; M: 2,25-1,8; (109) F: 2,1-2; M: 2,05-1,92; (705) F: 2,15-1,462; M: 2,25-1,509; (805) F: 2,19-1,2; M: 2,19-1,4; (866) F: 2,2-1,65; M: 1,9-1,78; (991) F: 1,2-2,19; M: 1,4-2,19; (1023) F: 1,27-1,67; M: 1,60-1,73; {F: 1,20-2,20; M: 1,40-2,25}
Rem.: Lehnhofer (1929, p.289 & suiv.) considers this species as a variation of Sapphirina auronitens, but is not followed by all the authors. Boxshall & Haley (2004, p.653) consider only the species Sapphirina auronitens.
See in DVP Conway & al., 2003 (version 1)
Last update : 07/02/2016
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