Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Arietellidae ( Family )
            Paramisophria ( Genus )
Paramisophria mediterranea  Jaume, Cartes & Boxshall, 2000   (F,M)
Ref.:
Jaume & al., 2000 (p.206, figs.F,M); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.63: fig.M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.163, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.217, Fig.8].
Female (from Mallorca, balearic Islands): A, habitus (lateral); B, rostrum (anteroventral); C, anal somite and left caudal ramus (lateral); D, detail of proximal segments of right A1, showing spiniform processes (lateral); E, idem of left A1; F, genital double-somite (ventral); G, idem (lateral, right side).
s.r. = seminal receptacles; r.c.d. = right copulatory duct; l.c.d. = left copulatory duct.


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.218, Fig.9].
Female: A, right A1 (medial); B, left A1 (medial; 4 distal segments omitted).


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.216, Fig.7].
Female: A, P4 (posterior); B, right P5 (posterior).
Nota: The left P3 displays 3 denticles anterodistally on the inner margin of the basis instead of the ordinary 2 (teratology).

Male: C, P5 (posterior).


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.207, Fig.1].
Male: A-B, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); C, left A1 (medial; row of setules on 1st segment omitted); D, detail of segment X to XV showing spiniform processes (lateral); E, detail of distal segments (medial).


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.208, Fig.2].
Male: A, right A1 (medial); B, detail of proximal segments showing spiniform processes (lateral); C, anal somite and caudal rami (dorsal).


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.210, Fig.3].
Male: A, A2; B, Md (anterior).

Nota: Coxal gnathobase strongly flexed about midway, cutting edge armed with 4 sharp teeth and 2 patches of spinules; mandibular palp with compact basis bearing row of long spinules along outer margin and wide pore on inner surface; endopod reduced to bulbous segmental remnant bearing 2 unequal setae; exopod indistinctly 5-segmented, 2nd segment elongate, armature formula 1, 1, 1, 1, 2; seta on segment 1 located on flattened pedestal partially incorporated into 2nd segment; setae on 5th segment unequal, outer shorter.


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.211, Fig.4].
Male: A, Mx1; B, Mx2.


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 8 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.212, Fig.5].
Male: A, genital and 1st abdominal somites (ventral); B, Mxp; C, P1 (anterior); D, inner basal seta (posterior).


Species Paramisophria mediterranea - Plate 9 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume, J.E. Cartes & G.A. Boxshall in Contr. Zool., 2000, 68 (4). [p.214, Fig.6].
Male: A, P2 (posterior); B, P3 (posterior).

Compl. Ref.:
Krsinic, 2012 (p.1537, Rem.)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Paramisophria mediterranea by geographical zones
Loc:
W Medit. (Majorca: cave), Barcelona coast, Adriatic (Urinj Cave, Croatia)
N: 3
Lg.:
(845) F: 0,78; M: 0,75; {F: 0,78; M: 0,75}
Last update : 27/01/2015
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