Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Pontellidae ( Family )
            Labidocera ( Genus )
Labidocera bataviae  A. Scott, 1909   (F,M)
A. Scott, 1909 (p.168, figs.F,M); Sewell, 1932 (p.359, figs.F,M); 1948 (p.324); Sherman, 1964 (p.481); Silas & Pillai, 1973 (1976 ) (p.774, 807, Rem., figs.F,M); Greenwood & Othman, 1979 (p.237, Rem.F,M); Goswami & Goswami, 1979 a (p.259, figs. caryotypes); Chihara & Murano, 1997 (p.866, Pl.148,150: F,M); Mulyadi, 2002 (p.52, figs.F,M, Rem.); Conway & al., 2003 (p.127, figs.F,M, Rem.).
Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 1 of morphological figuresIssued from : R.B.S. Sewell in Mem. Indian Mus., 1932, X (continued). [p.359, Fig.118].
Female (from Nicobar Is.): a, urosome (dorsal).

Male: b, grasping A1; c, P5.

Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : A. Scott in Siboga-Expedition, 1909, XIX a. [Plate L, Figs.1-8].
Female (from Indonesia-Malaysia): 1, habitus (dorsal); 2, rostrum; 3, A1; 4, basipodite and endopodite of P1; 5, P5.

Male: 6, urosiome (dorsal); 7, right A1; 8, P5.

Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : E.G. Silas & P.P. Pillai in J. mar. biol. Ass. India, 1973 (1976), 15 (2). [p.807, Fig.16].
Female (from Andaman Islands): a, urosome (dorsal); b, rostrum (anterior view); c, P5.
Nota: Lateral cephalic hooks absent. Dorsal eye lenses placed apart. Urosome 2-segmented; genital segment asymmetrical, large, distam margin dilated and produced on the right side; anal laminat well developed. Caudal rami asymmetrical, left ramus nearly 2 times broader than long and so shaped as to be at right angles to urosome; caudal setae slightly bilged at bases.

Male: d, urosome (dorsal); e, right A1 (distal part); f, P5; g, left P5 (terminal segment, enlarged).
Scale as in Calanopia minor.

Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : J.G. Greenwood & B.H.R. Othman in J. Plankton Res., 1979, 1 (1). [p.237]
Characters in L. bataviae compared with other species within the super-species detruncata (see L. cervi, L. farrani, L. caudata, L. detruncata, L. pavo, L. madurae and L. sinolobata, with reference sources).

Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : Mulyadi in Treubia, 2002, 32; [p.54, Fig.15 a-e].
Male (from N Lombock Is.): a, habitus (dorsal); ; b, metasomal somite 5 and urosome (dorsal); c, right P5; d, left P5; e, geniculate region of right A1.

Species Labidocera bataviae - Plate 6 of morphological figuresissued from : Mulyadi in Treubia, 2002, 32; [p.53, Fig.14].
Female (from N Lombock Is.): a, habitus (dorsal); b, metasomal somite 5 and urosome (dorsal); c, P5.

Compl. Ref.:
Madhupratap & Haridas, 1986 (p.105, tab.1); Guangshan & Honglin, 1984 (p.118, tab.); M. Lefèvre, 1986 (p.33, 40); Heinrich, 1988 (p.89, fig.2); Ohtsuka & Onbé, 1991 (p.214); Shih & Young, 1995 (p.71); Mauchline, 1998 (tab.8); Ohtsuka & al., 2008 (p.115, Table 5); Guo & al., 2011 (p.567, table 2, indicator); Jagadeesan & al., 2013 (p.27, Table 3, seasonal distribution)
NZ: 5

Distribution map of Labidocera bataviae by geographical zones
Laccadive Is., Rodrigues Is., Gulf of Mannar, Palk Bay, Andaman Sea, Indonnesia (Lombok Is., Eastern), Viet-Nam (Cauda Bay), China Seas (East China Sea) Taiwan Strait, Japan (Shikoku Is.), Pacif. W tropical (off Is. Samoa, New Hebrides), Moorea Is. (lagon), Pacif. (W equatorial)

Eastern Indonesian waters.
N: 13
(5) F: 2,3; M: 1,96; (256) F: 2,38-2,06; M: 1,97-1,92; (866) F: 2,06-2,38; M: 1,7-1,97; (991) F: 2,06-2,38; M: 1,92-1,97; (1087) F: 2,05; M: 1,95; {F: 2,05-2,38; M: 1,70-1,97}
Rem.: neritic.
According to Sewell (1932, p.359) this species is rare in Indian waters.

This species belongs to the L. detruncatagroup (Fleminger, 1967).

See in DVP Conway & al., 2003 (version 1)
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