Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Acartiidae ( Family )
            Acartia ( Genus )
                Acanthacartia ( Sub-Genus )
Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata  Esterly, 1911   (F,M)
Ref.:
Esterly, 1911 b (p.224, figs.F,M); Steuer, 1923 (p.25, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1948 (p.465); Moore, 1949 (p.61); Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965 (p.256, figs.F,M); Owre & Foyo, 1967 (p.101, figs.F,M, Rem.); Abraham, 1970 (p.52, Rem.); Yeatman, 1976 (p.215, figs.F,M)
Species Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : C.O. Esterly in Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., 1911, 47 (7). [Pl.1, Figs.3, 5].
Female (from Bermuda Is.): 3, cephalothorax and part of abdomen; 5, forehead (ventral).


Species Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : C.O. Esterly in Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., 1911, 47 (7). [Pl.2, Figs.16, 19].
Female : 19, part of last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral).

Male: 16, last thoracic segment and urosome (lateral).


Species Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : C.O. Esterly in Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., 1911, 47 (7). [Pl.3, Fig.24].
Male: 24, P5.


Species Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : C.O. Esterly in Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci., 1911, 47 (7). [Pl.4, Figs.37, 45].
Female: 37, P5 (bristle on outer margin not shown entire); 45, A1 (first five segments from below).


Species Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Steuer in Arb. zool. Inst. Innsbruck, 1923, 1 (5). [Taf. II, Figs.7a, 7b].
Female: genital segment with spermatophore (lateral); 7b, detail of the \"head\" of the spermathophore.

Compl. Ref.:
Emery, 1968 (p.293, swarm); Reeve, 1970 (p.903); Lindo, 1991 (tab.3); Webber & al., 1996 (tab.1); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1997 (p.1525); 1998 a. (p.107); Alvarez-Cadena & al., 1998 (tab.1,2,3,4); Hopcroft & al., 1998 (tab.2); Waggett, 2005 (p.17, Table 3.3, behaviour); Waggett & Buskey, 2008 (p.111, fig.3, Table 1); Medellin-Mora & Navas S., 2010 (p.265, Tab. 2)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Acartia (Acanthacartia) spinata by geographical zones
Loc:
Caribban Colombia (Tayrona), I. Barbade, Belize, Yucatan, G. du Mexique, Texas, Martinique, Porto Rico, Jamaïque, Cuba, Floride, Bermudes (Agar Is.)
N: 26
Lg.:
(146) F: ± 1,18; M: ± 1,13; (164) F: 1,196-1,079; M: 1,04-1,032; (179) F: 1,24-1,16; M: 1,11-0,97; {F: 1,079-1,24; M: 0,97-1,13}
Rem.: epipelagic.
Last update : 12/08/2013
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