Species Card of Copepod
Calanoida ( Order )
    Diaptomoidea ( Superfamily )
        Tortanidae ( Family )
            Tortanus ( Genus )
                Atortus ( Sub-Genus )
Tortanus (Atortus) bowmani  Othman, 1987   (F,M)
Othman, 1987 (p.67, figs.F,M); Ohtsuka, 1992 a (p.265)
Species Tortanus (Atortus) bowmani - Plate 1 of morphological figuresissued from : B.H.R. Othman in Malay. Nat. J., 41. [p.68, Fig.4].
Female (from Kimanis Bay, Pulau, Sabah): A, habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral left side); C, urosome (lateral right side); D, P5.

Species Tortanus (Atortus) bowmani - Plate 2 of morphological figuresissued from : B.H.R. Othman in Malay. Nat. J., 41. [p.70, Fig.5].
Male: habitus (dorsal); B, idem (lateral right side); C, urosome (lateral right side); D, urosome (dorsal); E, part of right A1 (segments 17-24); F, P5 (anterior view).
Nota: Urosome 5-segmented. Proportional lengths of urosomal segments and caudal rami as 14:15:12:10:14:35 = 100. length ratio of prosome to urosome 3.04:1.

Compl. Ref.:
Nishida & Cho, 2005 (p.232, Fig.4: chart)
NZ: 1

Distribution map of Tortanus (Atortus) bowmani by geographical zones
Indonesia-Malaysia (Pulau Tiga, Sabah )
N: 1
(639) F: 2,01-1,82; M: 1,64-1,58; {1,82-2,01; M: 1,58-1,64}
Rem.: For Nishida & Cho (2005, p.229) this species belongs in the subgenus Atortus to the ''species complex tropicus''.
Last update : 01/02/2015
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