Pontoeciella abyssicola   (Scott T,  1893) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Maxillopoda
Order:Siphonostomatoida
Family:Pontoeciellidae

Description
Size: Length 1 mm.

The terminal segment of the maxilla has a spine and the proximal segment of the endopod of first leg carries an inner seta.


Synonym (s)
Artotrogus abyssicolus T. Scott, 1894
Pontoeciella gracilis (Wilson C.B., 1945)
Pontoeciella panikkari (Ummerkutty, 1968)
Pontoeciella plumata (Wilson M.S., 1942)
Pontoeciella abyssicola (Scott, 1894)
(Senior synonym)
Artotrogus abyssicolus A. Scott, 1894
(Senior synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Pelagic

Biogeography


• Kerala, Off Trivandrum Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (2001) Sanctuary Asia natural history species: Species checklist: Birds Sanctuary Asia Sanctuary Magazine Available at - http://www.sanctuaryasia.com/resources/speciechklist/bird.php
  • Saraswathy, M (1966) Pelagic Copepods from the inshore waters Off Trivandrum Coast Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 74-106 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-07-15

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