Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Bathypontioidea ( Superfamily )
        Bathypontiidae ( Family )
            Temorites ( Genus )
Temorites elongata  (Sars, 1905)   (F,M)
Syn.: Bathypontia elongata Sars, 1905 c (p.24, Rem.F); Farran, 1908 b (p.87, figs.M); Sars, 1925 (p.356, figs.F,M); Rose, 1933 a (p.266, figs.F,M); Jespersen, 1940 (p.68); Lysholm & al., 1945 (p.42); Vervoort, 1965 (p.195, Rem.); Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.19, 38, figs.M); Deevey, 1973 a (p.367, figs.F,M) ; Björnberg, 1976 (p.202, figs.F, Rem.); Deevey, 1979 (p.739, Rem.); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.886, 964, figs.F,M);
Ref. compl.: Sewell, 1948 (p.505); C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.171); Roe, 1972 (p.277, tabl.1, tabl.2); Deevey & Brooks, 1977 (p.156, tab.2, Station "S"); Vives, 1982 (p.295); Lozano Soldevilla & al., 1988 (p.60); Lapernat, 2000 (tabl.3, 4); Holmes, 2001 (p.40) ? Isocalanus major Wolfenden, 1906 (p.37); 1911 (p.347, figs.juv.); ? Bathypontia major: Grice & Hulsemann, 1967 (p.19, 39)
Ref.:
Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.21, figs.F,M, Rem., figs.170,189); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.73: figs.F); Vives & Shmeleva, 2007 (p.396, figs.F,M, Rem., as elongatus); Andronov, 2014 (p.32, fig.M)
Species Temorites elongata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.18, Fig.4].
Female: habitus (left lateral side); B, A1; C, A2; D, Md (mandibular blade); E, Md (mandibular palp); F, Mx1; G, Mx2; H, Mxp; I, P1; J, P2; K, P3; L, P4; M, P5.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : J.M. Bradford-Grieve in The Marine Fauna of New Zealand: Pelagic Calanoid Copepoda. National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA). NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, 111, 1999. [p.19, Fig.5].
Male: A, habitus (left dorsolateral view); B, right A1; C, A2; D, Md (mandibular blade); E, Md (mandibular palp); F, Mx1; G, Mx2; H, Mxp; I, P1; J, P2; K, P3; L, P4; M, P5.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : G.D. Grice & K. Huisemann in Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1967, 122 (3583). [p.65, Figs.271-274]. As Bathypontia elongata.
Male (from Indian Ocean): 271, 5th thoracic segment and urosome (lateral left side); 272, forehead (lateral); 273, right P5; 274, left P5. (R = right, L = left)


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 4 of morphological figuresIssued from : G.O. Sars in Résult. Camp. Scient. Prince Albert I, 69, pls.1-127 (1924). [Pl.CXXVI, figs.1-17]. As Bathypontia elongata.
Female: 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, idem (lateral left side); 3, forehead (lateral); 4, rostrum; 5, A1; 6, A2; 7, Md; 8, Mx1; 9, Mx2; 10, Mxp; 11, P1; 12, basipodal segments of P2; 13, P3; 14, P5; 15, anal segment and caudal rami.

Male: 16, right A1; 17, P5.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : T.K.S. Bjornberg inBolm. Zool. Univ. S. Paulo, 1976, 1. [p.199, Figs.10, 11]].
Female (from 30-31°S & 72°W): 10, rostrum (lateral); 11, idem (frontal view).
Scale bar: 0.10 mm.
Nota: Rostrum bifurcated, ending in 2 points and having 2 preterminal median small protuberances which are not registered in Sars' (1924) drawings.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : T.K.S. Bjornberg inBolm. Zool. Univ. S. Paulo, 1976, 1. [p.201, Figs.18-23].
Female: 18, posterior border of metasome and 1st urosome segment (lateral right side); 19, idem (lateral left side); 20, labrum, mandible blade and labial armature (lateral left side); 21, Md (mandibular blade); 22, Mxp; 23, P5.
Scale bar: 1 mm (19); 0.20 mm (18, 21, 22); 0.10 mm (20, 23).
Nota: 5th thoracic segment asymmetrical with the left posterior border rounded and the right postrior border indented


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 7 of morphological figuresissued from : R.N. Wolfenden in Die Marinen Copepoden der Deutschen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 1911. [Pl.XXXVIII, Figs.3-5]. As Isocalanus major. With doibt after Deevey (1979, p.739).
Female: 3, mxp; 4, Mx2; 5, structure from a setal portion on Mx2.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 8 of morphological figuresissued from : G.B. Deevey in Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 1973, 86, N°30. [p.366, Fig.4,c,d,e]. As Bathypontia elongata.
Male (from 32°10'N, 64°30'W): c, P5; d-e, habitus (lateral and dorsal, respectively).
Scale bars in mm.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 9 of morphological figuresissued from : G.B. Deevey in Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 1973, 86, N°30. [p.368, Fig.5,a,b,d,h]. As Bathypontia elongata.
Female: a-b, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); d, rostrum (lateral); h, P5.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 10 of morphological figures issued from : G.P. Farran in Fish. Ire. Sci. Invest., 1906, II [1908]. [Pl. IX, Figs.16-17]. As Bathypontia elongata..
Male (from W Ireland): 16, A1; 17, P5.


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 11 of morphological figuresIssued from : V.N. Andronov in Russian Acad. Sci. P.P. Shirshov Inst. Oceanol. Atlantic Branch, Kaliningrad, 2014. [p.32, Fig.6].
Right geniculate A1 of Temorites elongata male (original illustration by V.F. Grudina).


Species Temorites elongata - Plate 12 of morphological figuresIssued from : V.N. Andronov in Russian Acad. Sci. P.P. Shirshov Inst. Oceanol. Atlantic Branch, Kaliningrad, 2014. [p.44, Fig.12, 4]. Temorites elongata after Sars, 1924.
Female P1.

Compl. Ref.:
Sewell, 1948 (p.505); C.B. Wilson, 1950 (p.171); Roe, 1972 (p.277, tabl.1, tabl.2); Vives, 1982 (p.295); Lozano Soldevilla & al., 1988 (p.60); Lapernat, 2000 (tabl.3, 4); Holmes, 2001 (p.40)
NZ: 11

Distribution map of Temorites elongata by geographical zones
Species Temorites elongata - Distribution map 2
Chart of 1996
Species Temorites elongata - Distribution map 3issued from : G.B. Deevey in Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 1979, 92 (4). [p.729 Fig.3]. Station locations in the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico for 6 species of Bathypontia (= Temorites).
Loc:
G. of Guinea, ? Cape Verde Is., off NW Cape Verde Is., Caribbean, G. of Mexico, off Bermuda (Station "S"), Sargasso Sea, Canary Is., off Morocco-Mauritania, off Portugal, Bay of Biscay, Azores, off W Ireland, S Iceland, W Indian, S China Sea, N New Zealand, NE Marquesas Is., off E Easter Is., off Galapagos, N Chile
N: 17
Lg.:
(1) F: 5,3; (16) F: 5,5-5,2; M: 5,53-5,4; (67) M: 4,68; (199) F: 5,55; M: 5,55-5,3; (316) F: 5,2-4,7; M: 5,1-5; (317) F: 5,6-5,2; M: 5,2-4,9; (318) F: 6,15; {F: 4,70-6,15; M: 4,68-5,55}
Rem.: bathypelagic. Sargasso Sea: 500-1500 m (Deevey & Brooks, 1977, Station "S");
For Deevey (1979, p.725) the mature females are length over 4 mm; the last segment of P5 little longer than preceding segment; genital segment slightly longer than following segment.
Last update : 26/12/2017
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By Mariluz Fernandez de Puelles 2017-11-17 10:48:03    ( Citation of this remark )
I found a female of Temorites elongata at 1000-2000 m depth in the geographical position long:-115.7725;lat:13.7653. The cephalosoma was not well but could be about 6 mm long

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