Species Card of Copepod
Cyclopoida ( Order )
    Oithonidae ( Family )
        Oithona ( Genus )
Oithona amazonica  Burckhardt, 1912   (F,M)
Syn.: no Oithona amazonica : Ferrari & Bowman, 1980 (p.5, figs.F, Rem.)
Ref.:
Burckhardt, 1912 (p.726, Descr.F,M); 1913 (p.422, figs. F,M); Rosendorn, 1917 a (p.46, Rem. F,M); Kiefer, 1929 g (p.9, Rem.F,M); Sewell, 1948 (p.452); Lindberg, 1955 a (p.466: Rem.); Wellershaus, 1970 (p.481, 482, Rem.F,M); ? Ferrari & Bowman, 1980 (p.6, figs.M, Rem.); Shuvalov, 1980 (p.164, figs.F,M); Rocha, 1985 (p.215, figs.F,M);; Reid, 1985 a (p.27, Rem.); McKinnon, 2000 (p.108, Rem.)
Species Oithona amazonica - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : C.E.F. Rocha in Rev. Hydrobiol. trop., 1985, 18 (3). [p.217, Figs.12-21].
Female (from near Manaus, Brasil): 12, exopod of P1; 13, exopod of P2; 14, exopod of P3; 15, P4 (the arrow indicates the modified seta); 16, P5 and genital segment (lateral).

Male: 17, habitus (lateral); 18, pore signature of the cephalosome flap; 19, caudal ramus; 20, Md (mandibular palp); 21, exopod of P1.

Scale bars = 0.050 mm.


Species Oithona amazonica - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : C.E.F. Rocha in Rev. Hydrobiol. trop., 1985, 18 (3). [p.215, Figs.7-11].
Female: 7-8, habitus (dorsal and lateral, respectively); 9, caudal ramus; 10, Md (mandibular palp); 11, Mx1.
Scale bars: 0.050 mm.


Species Oithona amazonica - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : V.S. Shuvalov in Opred. Faune SSSR, Nauka, Leningrad, 1980, 125. [p.165, Fig.48]. After Burckhardt, 1913.
Female: A, habitus (dorsal); B, A1; C, forehead (lateral); D, A2; E, Md (masticatory blade); F, Md (mandibular palp); G, Mx1; H, exopod of P1; I-J, 5th thoracic segment and anterior part of genital segment; K, anterior part of abdomen; L, anal segment and caudal rami.


Species Oithona amazonica - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : V.S. Shuvalov in Opred. Faune SSSR, Nauka, Leningrad, 1980, 125. [p.166, Fig.49]. After Burckhardt, 1913.
Female: A, mx2; B, Mxp; C, P2; D, exopod of P3; E, exopod of P4; F, 5th thoracic segment.


Species Oithona amazonica - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : V.S. Shuvalov in Opred. Faune SSSR, Nauka, Leningrad, 1980, 125. [p.166, Fig.49]. After Burckhardt, 1913.
Male: A, habitus (dorsal); B-D, A1; E, P1; F, caudal ramus (dorsal).

Compl. Ref.:
Dussart & Defaye, 1985 (p.9); Twombly, 1994 (p.234: demography); Carneiro & al., 2003 (p.553); Twombly & al., 2007 (p.628)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Oithona amazonica by geographical zones
Loc:
Amérique S (fleuves), Amazone region, Venezuela (Laguna la Orsinera)
N: 5
Lg.:
? (624) M: 0,57-0,55; (870) F: 0,58-0,64; M: 0,565-0,625; {F: 0,58-0,64; M: 0,55-0,63}
Rem.: Characters female after Rosendorn (1917 a, p.46): Rostrum absent. Setal formula of the exopod swimming legs P1 to P4 (Se = outer setae ; Si = inner setae), P1 : 1, 1, 2 Se ; 0, 1, 4 Si ; P2 : 1, 1, 3 Se ; 0, 1, 5 Si ; P3 : 1, 1, 1 Se ; 0, 1, 5 Si ; P4 : 0, 0, 1 Se ; 0, 1, 5 Si .
See in Oithona robertsoni Table 1 from McKinnon (2000, p.108).
Last update : 03/07/2013
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