Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tortanidae ( Family )
            Tortanus ( Genus )
                Acutanus ( Sub-Genus )
Tortanus (Acutanus) setacaudatus  Williams, 1906   (F,M)
Syn.: ? Calanus americanus Herrick,1887
Wilson, 1932 a (p.168, figs.F,M); 1936 (p.84); Steuer, 1926 a (p.56, figs.F,M, carte); Gonzalez & Bowman, 1965 (p.259); Faber, 1966 (p.191, figs.N, Rem.: p.195) ; Ohtsuka, 1992 a (p.260, figs.F,M); Chen & Marcus, 1997 (p.587, Rem: egg)
Species Tortanus (Acutanus) setacaudatus - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1992, 105 (2). [p.262, Fig.5].
Female (from Waquoit Bay, Massachussets): A, anal somite and caudal rami (dorsal); C, P5 (anterior).

Male: E, urosome (dorsal); F, posterolateral process processes of 2nd urosomal somite (lateral right side); J, P5 (anterior).

Species Tortanus (Acutanus) setacaudatus - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : S. Ohtsuka in Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 1992, 105 (2). [p.263, Fig.6 B].
Male: grasping portion of right A1.
Nota: An arrowhead means an anterodistal process of segment 17 (compare with T. angularis and T. compernis).

Compl. Ref.:
Gifford, 1991 (p.8, Table 2, diet); Suarez-Morales & Gasca, 1998 a (p.111); Alvarez-Silva & Gomez-Aguirre, 2000 (p.163: tab.2)
NZ: 2

Distribution map of Tortanus (Acutanus) setacaudatus by geographical zones
G. of Mexico: Yucatan, lagunas de Veracruz, Louisiana (Turkey Point), W Florida, Narragansett Bay, Greenhill Pond), Massachussetts (Waquoit Bay)
N: 7
(45) F: 1,4-1,25; M: 0,95-0,75; (645) F: 1,4; M: 0,94; {F: 1,25-1,40; M: 0,75-0,95}
Last update : 01/02/2015
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