Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Oithona ( Genus )
Oithona sp.  Unterüberbacher, 1964   (F)
Ref.:
Unterüberbacher, 1964 (p.33, figs.F)
Species Oithona sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : H.K. Unterüberbacher in Investl Rep. mar. Res. Lab. S.W. Afr., 1964, 11. [Pl.35].
Female (off Namibia).
Nota: A1 reaches the posterior end of the 3rd urosomal segmentEndopod of Mx1 with 4 setae.


Species Oithona sp. - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : H.K. Unterüberbacher in Investl Rep. mar. Res. Lab. S.W. Afr., 1964, 11. [p.33].
Female: Numbers of the external spines and the internal setae oof the exopodites from P1 to P4.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Oithona sp. by geographical zones
Loc:
S Atlantic (offshore of Namibia)
N: 1
Lg.:
(432) F: 1,75-1,92; {F: 1,75-1,92}
Rem.: According to Unterüberbacher (1964, p.33) this form seem to be nearly related to Oithona setigera, but without the terminal enlargements of the setae on the 2nd basal segments of the P1 to P4.
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