Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Oithona ( Genus )
Oithona flemingeri  (Ferrari & Bowman, 1980)   (F)
Syn.: Paroithona flemingeri Ferrari & Bowman, 1980 (p.22, Descr.F, figs.F); Ferrari & Böttger, 1986 (p.284); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.886, 965, figs.F)
Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.611: Rem.)
Species Oithona flemingeri - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : F.D. Ferrari & T.E. Bowman in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1980, 312. [p.23, Fig.14]. As Paroithona flemingeri.
Female (from Caribbean area): a, habitus (lateral right side); b, urosome (lateral left side); c, urosomal segments 1-2 (dorsal); d, caudal ramus (dorsal); e, A1; f, A2; g, Md; h, Mx1; i, Mx2; j, Mxp; k, P1; l, P2; m, P3; n, P4.
Nota: Prosome/Urosome = 1.2. Head rounded in lateral view. Rostrum absent. Endopodal segments of P4 with internal setae unmodified. P5 with 1 seta. Knob near genital opeming with 1 spine pointing posterodorsally and below this 1 thinner spine.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Oithona flemingeri by geographical zones
NW Atlant. (off Venezuela)
N: 1
(624) F: 0,45-0,4; {F: 0,40-0,45}
Rem.: epipelagic - ?
Last update : 24/01/2015
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