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Pontoporeia cf. femorata

Pontoporeia cf. femorata
Description: male, 8.6 mm
Amur Liman, St. 26, sample 1, 2007
scale 1 mm
Author: Demchenko, Natalia ()
PNG file - 372.34 kB - 957 x 537 pixels
added on 2012-12-15 - 589 views
WoRMS taxa
Pontoporeia Krøyer, 1842Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorchecked Väinölä, Risto 2013-07-12

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Comment (1)
added on 2012-12-17 16:30:12 by  
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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