Pontellopsis regalis   (Dana,  1849) (Copepod)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Maxillopoda

Length: 1.64 mm (male).

Prosome is broadly rounded. Urosome is five-segmented.

Synonym (s)
Pontellina regalis Dana, 1852
Pontella streuna Brady, 1883
Monops grandis Lubbock, 1853
Monops regalis Giesbrecht, 1892
Pontellopsis regalis Giesbrecht, 1898
Pontellopsis regalis T. Scott, 1912
Pontellopsis regalis Wolfenden, 1911
Pontellopsis regalis A. Scott, 1909
Pontellopsis regalis Sewell, 1912
Pontellopsis regalis Sewell, 1914
Pontellopsis regalis Sars, 1925
Pontellopsis regalis Farran, 1929

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Bay of Bengal
• Andaman Sea
• Bay of Bengal
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar, Nankauri Harbour INDIA
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 16) (Long: 62) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 mts)
• Arabian Sea (Lat: 23) (Long: 73) INDIA (Record: 12/09/1991-23/09/1991) (Depth: 200-500 mts)
• Andhra Pradesh, Lawsons Bay INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Othman, BHS and Toda, T (2006) Pontellid copepods from Singapore Coastal Marine Science 30(1) 305-319
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sewell, RBS (1999) The copepoda of Indian seas Biotech Books, Delhi, India 407 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Goswami, SC and Srivastava, Y (1996) Zooplankton standing stock, community structure and diversity in the northern Arabian Sea Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Scientific Results of FORV Sagar Sampada Department of Ocean Development, New Delhi, India 127-137p Available at - http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/2147
  • Ganapati, PN and Shanthakumari, K (1961) The systematics and distribution of planktonic copepods in the Lawson's bay, Waltair Journal of the marine biological association of India The marine biological association of India 3(1&2) 6-18 Available at - NIO, Goa

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