Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Dioithona ( Genus )
Dioithona indogallica  Lindberg, 1940   (F)
Lindberg, 1940 a (p.519, Descr.F, figs.F)
Species Dioithona indogallica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Lindberg in Rec. Indian Mus., 1940, 42 (2). [p.519, Fig.1].
Female (from Pondichery, India): a, habitus (dorsal); b, anal segment and caudal rami; c, thoracic segment 5 and genital segment (ventral); d, A1; e, A2; f, endopod of P4; g, forehead (ventral).
Nota: Forehead without rostrum sensu stricto but in bilobed mass, ventrally. Genital segment longer than 3th sabdominal segment, 2th and 4th abdominal segments from length equal. Caudal rami diverging, 4-5 times as long than wide. A1 apparently 16-segmentd, reacing the posterior margin of the 4th thoracic segment. P5 comprising 1 segment well developed, with 1 outer ciliate seta and 1 strong inner spinulose seta. Ovisacs comprising 12 to 15 eggs.

Species Dioithona indogallica - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : K. Lindberg in Rec. Indian Mus., 1940, 42 (2). [p.522].
Dimensions from two females I and II.
Longueur = length; Largeur = wide; queue = urosome ; externe = outer; interne = inner; mediane = medial. Soie = seta; Furca = Caudal rami; Cinquième patte = P5.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Dioithona indogallica by geographical zones
India (Pondichery: pond near laguna Oupalom)
N: 1
(279) F: 0,60; {F: 0,60}
Rem.: Brackish. Doubtful species.
Last update : 28/06/2013
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