Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Arietellidae ( Family )
            Paramisophria ( Genus )
Paramisophria galapagensis  Ohtsuka, Fosshagen & Iliffe, 1993   (M)
Ohtsuka & al., 1993 (p.63, figs.M)
Species Paramisophria galapagensis - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : S. Ohtsuka, A. Fosshagen & T.M. Iliffe in Sarsia, 1993, 78. [p.64, Fig.5].
Male (from Santa Cruz: the Galapagos Islands): A, habitus (lateral left side); B, last prosomal somite and 1st urosomal segment (lateral left side); C, left A1 (geniculation indicated by arrow); D, left A1 (segment 16-18, setae and aesthetascs omitted); E, A2; F, Md; G, Md (mandibular endopod); H, Mx1; I, Mx2.
Nota: Left A1 19-segmented, geniculate, posterior row of setules ranging from 1st to 7th segment, segments 16, 17 and 18 bearing 1, 1 and 2 anterior ridges, respectively. praecoxal arthrite with 4 spines and 1 acute process; coxal endite without seta. Basal endite of Mx2 with stout, unarmed spine

Species Paramisophria galapagensis - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : S. Ohtsuka, A. Fosshagen & T.M. Iliffe in Sarsia, 1993, 78. [p.65, Fig.6].
Male: A, P1 (anterior); B, P2 (anterior); C, P3 (anterior); D, P4 (anterior); E, P5 (posterior); F, 3rd exopodal segment of left P5.
Nota: Right P5 with 2nd exopod segment remarkably produced inwards, 3rd exopod segment with terminal and subterminal processes and 1 spine at outer margin; left P5 with endopod 1-segmented, bulb-like, 3rd exopod segment with elongate, serrate terminal process and 2 short outer spines.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Paramisophria galapagensis by geographical zones
Galapagos (cave from Grieta de Caleta la Totta, Santa Cruz)
N: 1
(295) M: 1,5; {M: 1,50}
Rem.: submarine cave.
Last update : 27/01/2015
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