Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Bathypontioidea ( Superfamily )
        Bathypontiidae ( Family )
            Temorites ( Genus )
Temorites sp.  (Wheeler, 1970)   (F)
Syn.: Bathypontia sp. Wheeler, 1970 (p.13, Descr.F, figs.F); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.886, 964, figs.F)
Bradford-Grieve, 1999 b (p.21)
Species Temorites sp. - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : E.H. Wheeler, Jr in Smiths. Contr. Zool., 1970, 55. [p.29, Fig.91-93]. As Bathypontia sp.
Female (from N Brazil): 91, posterior portion of cephalothorax anf urosome (lateral view); 92, P5; 93, rostrum (lateral view).
Nota: Head and 1st thoracic segment separate, 4th and 5th separate. Posterolateral corner of cephalothorax a well-defined, rounded extension overlapping 1/3 of genital segment. Rostrum a single, elongate lobe. Urosome 4-segmented. A1 24-segmented, extending to genital segment.Gnathal lobe of Md with hirsute seta. Mx2 with 7 terminal spines, flattened for distal half of their length. Mxp more slender than Mx2.

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Temorites sp. by geographical zones
off N Brazil (equatorial region)
N: 1
(203) F: 2,81; {F: 2,81}
Rem.: abyssopelagic.
For Wheeler (1970, p.13) the specimen is in poor condition, lacking the exopods of P2 to P4.
Last update : 01/02/2015
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