Harpacticoida ( Order )
Ectinosomatidae Sars,1903; Olofsson, 1917
Syn.: Ectinosomidae Sars, 1903 a (1911) (part., p.28); Olofsson, 1917 a; Monard, 1927 (part., p.146); 1928 (p.291); Rose, 1933 a (p.286); Lang, 1948 a (p.189, 193: clé des G.); 1965 a (p.10, clé des G.); Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965 (p.264); Zheng Zhong & al.,1984 (1989) (p.268, Rem.)
Ref.: Moore, 1978 a (p.111, emend.); Bowman & Abele, 1982 (p.10); Razouls, 1982 (p.734); Bodin, 1988 (p.22); Huys & Boxshall, 1991 (p.121, 462); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.955); Bradford-Grieve & al., 1999 (p.886, 967); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.17; 294: Def.; p.296: Genera key); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.101, Rem.)
Rem.: Of the 20 known genera, only Microsetella is pelagic, the others being benthic (meiobenthos) or among the algae.
Family Ectinosomatidae - Plate 1Issued from : G.A. Boxshall & S.H. Halsey in An Introduction to Copepod Diversity. The Ray Society, 2004, Part I, No 166. [p.294].
Armature formula of swimming legs P1 to P4. (based on Klieosoma spinosa Hicks & Schriever, 1985
(1) Microsetella Brady & Robertson, 1873
Ref.: Brady & Robertson, 1873 (p.130); Giesbrecht, 1892 (p.78, 549); Esterly, 1905 (p.210); Sars, 1904 a (1911); van Breemen, 1908 a (p.173); A. Scott, 1909 (p.198); Pesta, 1920 (p.566); Früchtl, 1924 b (p.103); Monard, 1927 (p.147); 1928 (p.295); Wilson, 1932 a (p.176); Rose, 1933 a (p.286); Mori, 1937 (1964) (p.115); Lang, 1948 a (p.193, 229); Davis, 1949 (p.69); Klie, 1943 a (n°4, p.3); Carvalho, 1952 a (p.154); Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965 (p.265); Wells, 1970 (n°133, p.4); Boxshall, 1979 (p.207); Razouls, 1982 (p.734); Gardner & Szabo, 1982 (p.75); Bodin, 1988 (p.); Zheng Zhong & al., 1984 (1989) (p.268, Rem.); Razouls, 1993 (p.312); Boxshall & Halsey, 2004 (p.298); Vives & Shmeleva, 2010 (p.101, Rem., spp. key)
Rem.: 2 spp. + 1 unidentified.
Remarks on dimensions and sex ratio:
The mean female size is 0,695 mm (n= 2) and the mean male size is 0,508 mm (n= 2). The size ratio (M/F) is 0,755 (0,865 et 0,645).

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