Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Epacteriscoidea ( Superfamily )
        Ridgewayiidae ( Family )
            Exumella ( Genus )
Exumella tuberculata  Grahame, 1979   (F,M)
Ref.:
Grahame, 1979 (p.15, figs.F,M); Suarez-Morales & Iliffe, 2005 (p.420-421: Rem.)
Species Exumella tuberculata - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : J. Grahame in Crustaceana, 1979, 36 (1). [p.17, Fig.2].
Female (from Jamaica: Kingston harbour): a, habitus (lateral right side); b, idem (dorsal); d, rostrum; e, urosome (dorsal).
Thoracic segment 5 asymmetrical and with 'tubercles'.

Male: c, habitus (dorsal); f, urosome (dorsal)


Species Exumella tuberculata - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : J. Grahame in Crustaceana, 1979, 36 (1). [p.18, Fig.3].
Female: a, A1; b, A2; c, Md; d, Mx1; e, Mx2; f, Mxp.
A1 of 25 segments, reaching segment thoracic 4. Endopodite 2 of A2 with 14 setae. Endopodite of Md with 4 setae, exopodite with 5 setae


Species Exumella tuberculata - Plate 3 of morphological figuresissued from : J. Grahame in Crustaceana, 1979, 36 (1). [p.19, Fig.4].
Female: a, P1; b, P2; c, P3; d, P4; e, P5.
Nota: Exopodite 1 of P5 without small inner seta.


Species Exumella tuberculata - Plate 4 of morphological figuresissued from : J. Grahame in Crustaceana, 1979, 36 (1). [p.20, Fig.5].
Male: a, right A1; b, P5.
Right A1 with 19 segments. Exopodite 2 of right P5 with a slender plumose seta on the distal inner corner.


Species Exumella tuberculata - Plate 5 of morphological figuresissued from : D. Jaume & G.A. Boxshall in Sarsia, 1995, 80. [p.103, Fig.8, A-D, F].
Male: A, anal somite and caudal rami (dorsal); B, idem (ventral); C, detail of left exopod segment 2 of P5; D, detail of right exopod segment 2 of P5.
Compare in E. mediterranea and E. polyarthra (Fig.5, C-D; Fig.8, E-F)

NZ: 1

Distribution map of Exumella tuberculata by geographical zones
Loc:
Jamaica (Kingston Harbour)
N: 1
Lg.:
(513) F: 0,78-0,74; M: 0,73; {F: 0,74-0,78; M: 0,73}
Rem.: epi or hyperbenthic.
This species is similar to Exumella polyarthra.
Last update : 05/01/2015
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