Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Arietelloidea ( Superfamily )
        Augaptilidae ( Family )
            Pontoptilus ( Genus )
Pontoptilus mucronatus  Sars, 1905   (F,M)
Sars, 1905 c (p.18, Rem.F); 1925 (p.314, figs.F,M); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.266, figs.F,M, Rem.)
Species Pontoptilus mucronatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.O. Sars in Résult. Camp. Scient. Prince Albert I, 69, pls.1-127 (1924). [Pl.CXI, figs.1-5].
Female: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, Mx1; 3, P3; 4, posterior part cephalothorx and urosome (dorsal).

Male: 5, P5.

Nota: Posterolateral corners slightly asymmetrical, pointed, points extending about 1/2 length of genital segment.

Compl. Ref.:
Lysholm & al., 1945 (p.40); Sewell, 1948 (p.505); Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.19)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Pontoptilus mucronatus by geographical zones
W Canary Is., off W & N Azores Is., W Indian
N: 3
(1) F: 5,9; {F: 5,90}
Rem.: Depth: ? (vertic. 0-3000; 0-5000 m).
Last update : 13/01/2017
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