Description male, 8.6 mm
Amur Liman, St. 26, sample 1, 2007
scale 1 mmAuthor Demchenko, Natalia· PNG file - 372.34 kB - 957 x 537 pixelsadded on 2012-12-151 087 viewsWoRMS taxaPontoporeia Krøyer, 1842checked Väinölä, Risto 2013-07-12 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License
This species appears unlike P. femorata Kr., 1842, from E. Greenland (as fig-ured by Sars, 1895). The dorsal abdominal "hump" of this W. Pacific species appears more broadly conical and tipped by two subequal spines, rather than two unequal teeth; the eye is relatively small and subovate; and the anterior
lobe of coxa 5 appears to be less deep than in P. femorata Kr. sens. str.
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